Dr. John Roberts Jr, DO

Dr. John Roberts Jr, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. John Roberts Jr, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

1717 S Utica Ave Ste 103

Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Roberts Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts Jr "Dr. J.Matthew Roberts joined the Eye Institute as a specialist in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. Additionally, he assumed the general ophthalmology practices of Dr. Ronald F. Gates, M.D. and Dr. David L. Edwards, Jr., M.D. As an oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Roberts performs surgery for patients with vision disorders, cosmetic needs, or other medical problems caused by trauma. This also involves management of conditions such as epiphora (tearing), infections and inflammation of the lacrimal system, ptosis (drooping) and malposition of both the upper and lower eyelids, orbital disease, and orbital fractures resulting from trauma. Plastic and reconstructive eye surgery, or oculoplastics, can enhance vision, appearance, and overall self-esteem. Dr. Roberts is a graduate of Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas and the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Kansas City. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at Oklahoma State University, where he served as Chief Resident during his last year of training. Dr. Roberts then completed a one-year private fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery with Dr. Gerard J. Hunter, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Roberts received the distinguished Patrick Murray Award, for obtaining the highest score on the national Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) exam. Dr. Roberts is the recipient of the Best Resident Paper Award, in Ophthalmology, for his winning paper titled "Transient homonymous hemianopsia in Severe Hyperglycemia". During Dr. Roberts internship he received the Model Intern Award while serving as chief intern."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts Jr "I'm a highly trained surgeon, committed to excellence in oculoplastic and ophthalmic surgery. I'm dedicated to providing safe, comfortable, and accurate diagnosis, and treatment of eye diseases by employing advanced diagnostic procedures, and utilizing state-of-the-art technology. I combine my expertise with my empathic approach to provide patients with the best possible ocular care. My staff and I take the time necessary to make your office experience is relaxing, enjoyable and informative."

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Orbital Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Roberts Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

61  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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32  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Southwestern
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ks Univ Of Med & Biosci Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Oklahoma State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Roberts Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts Jr to family and friends
38 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Dr. Roberts Jr' Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Rude and condescending! I wouldn’t send my dog to him. I had a severe reaction to the ointment to be used on my eyelids after surgery and he didn’t even want to see me. I also woke up during surgery, scary! During the one follow up, I explained the difference in my eyes and he yelled at me and...more
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Rude and aloof. Had surgery-- never talked to me in preop or postop. No follow up appointment; no call from office to see if procedure was successful. Said to my driver, "tell her if it didn't work, find an ENT." Would not recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Roberts was rude and refused to offer satisfactory explanations of my condition and proposed treatment.
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