Dr. Howard Gilbert, MD

Dr. Howard Gilbert, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 74
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Dr. Howard Gilbert, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Minneapolis, MN and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1969 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2601 39th Ave NE # 1

Minneapolis, MN 55421

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Gilbert's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilbert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gilbert's Reviews

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Dr. Gilbert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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