Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD
Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Rocky Hill, CT. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Bentivegna is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.


541 Cromwell Ave

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Contact Information

(860) 721-8800

Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD

Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Dr. Bentivegna's Experience

Dr. Bentivegna's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Roger Williams
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bentivegna has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Haitian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bentivegna's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bentivegna to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Bentivegna's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Hebron, CT |
Had a 10:00 appt with him. Waited in an ice cold patient room for an hour past my appt time. Heard him going into other rooms and examining other patients who came in after me. Very disappointed. I left without seeing him. Don't know if I will go back.
Wethersfield, CT |
He goes too fast through many processes, doesn't perform necessary tests for macular degeneration, nor refer to a Dr. with the correct equipment. If I had not seen another Ophthalmologist my MacDeg would have been beyond help. When considering surgery to have cataracts removed he said "you'll need glasses for reading". He did not mention caring for fingernails/toenails, hooking a bra, doing make-up, buttoning clothing, tying shoes & much more. I still need glasses for distance plus reading.
in hartford ,ct |
Years with the man who knows his limits but also knows the best Doctors.
in Fairfield, CT |
Dr. Bentivegna was incredibly professional and compassionate. He was able to take me in last minute for not only an eye exam, but took the time to fit me with contacts and show me how to put them in and take them out. He was very pleasant and extremely knowledgeable. Dr. Bentivegna also noticed I had a cyst on my eyelid, which he removed the same day without any pain and I have no scar from it! I was amazed! He is incredibly talented and I highly and confidently recommend him!
in Newington, CT |
I have been a long time patient of Dr. Bendivegna and I find him extremely knowledgeable, hard working and kind. When it came time for cataract surgery, I was extremely apprehensive. With his reassurance, I not only got 20/20 vision back, but couldn't believe how much better I saw colors on my t.v.! The Dr's staff is always welcoming and happy to see each and every patient. I highly recommend this doctor's office. Tim Kelliher
in Fairfield, CT |
Highly recommended! Professional, thorough, welcoming, considerate. On time appointments..
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  • Aetna
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  • Anthem
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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  • Humana
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  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • National Elevator
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  • Simplifi
  • Travelers
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Bentivegna has admitting privileges

Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour St
Hartford, CT 06102
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