Dr. Hugo Linares, DO

Dr. Hugo Linares, DO

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Dr. Hugo Linares, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Blackwood, NJ and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Med Of The New York Institute Of Technology Old Westbury Ny in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

141 S Black Horse Pike

Blackwood, NJ 08012

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Linares' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Linares "Hugo M. Linares, D.O., graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey with a bachelor of science in biological sciences. He received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Linares completed his internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, New Jersey. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was chief resident in his final year. He is a vitreo-retinal surgeon, evaluating and treating patients with retinal diseases including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal tear and retinal detachment, vitreous floaters, macular edema, branch retinal vein and artery occlusion, epiretinal membrane, and macular hole. He performs retinal injections, laser procedures, and retinal detachment surgeries. Dr. Linares completed his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at The National Retina Institute in Towson, Maryland. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is fluent in Spanish."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Linares "Our mission is to deliver the highest quality eye care in the most compassionate and efficient manner."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

10  Procedures

  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Med Of The New York Institute Of Technology Old Westbury Ny
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • The National Retina Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Linares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Linares' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Linares to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Linares' 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 (2)

Awesome Dr. Has helped my 80+ yr old father save and maintain vision. Great bedside manor
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Very profestional. Explained my problem in language that I could understand.
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