Dr. Howard Bruckner, MD

Dr. Howard Bruckner, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Howard Bruckner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

909 15th St

Augusta, GA 30901

Contact Information

(706) 722-9601

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Bruckner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Brookdale Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst-U Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bruckner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bruckner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bruckner to family and friends
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Bruckner's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Aiken, SC
Dr. Bruckner is a wonderful surgeon, compassionate, and 'listens' to his patients! His staff is great, and his office just 'feels good'. It isn't the standard sterile, doctor's office. Dr. Bruckner even took me into the OR himself, and after surgery - was right there by my bedside. He gives his...more
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