Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(3)
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Dr. Gareth Lema, MD
Dr. Gareth Lema, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Buffalo, NY. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Lema is affiliated with Erie County Medical Center, Degraff Memorial Hospital and Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital.

Ross Eye Institute

1176 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14209

Contact Information

(716) 881-7900

Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Lema's Experience

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Dr. Lema's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
55

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY at Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lema's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lema to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lema's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Buffalo NY |
Very kind and caring doctor.....very knowledgeable too...treating me for diabetes complications that is affecting my vision.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lema accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Prism Blue Priority EPO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lema has admitting privileges

Degraff Memorial Hospital
445 Tremont St
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
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Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider St
Buffalo, NY 14215
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Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203
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