Dr. Hugo Linares, DO

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Dr. Hugo Linares, DO
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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Dr. Linares' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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    31 to 45 minutes
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in Lansdowne, PA |
Awesome Dr. Has helped my 80+ yr old father save and maintain vision. Great bedside manor
in Newtown Square, PA |
Very profestional. Explained my problem in language that I could understand.
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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.

Dr. Linares' Care Philosophy

Our mission is to deliver the highest quality eye care in the most compassionate and efficient manner.

Dr. Linares' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    New York College Of Osteopathic Med Of The New York Institute Of Technology Old Westbury Ny

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The National Retina Institute

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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