Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD

Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Bentivegna, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rocky Hill, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Pa State Univ Coll Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

541 Cromwell Ave

Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 85% of peers
Farsightedness
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Bentivegna'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*

32  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
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

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.

Education

  • 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

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bentivegna to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bentivegna's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He is caring, down to earth, optimistic, and has charitable projects in Haiti. I noticed disabled and elderly patients tthere. I think he specializes in eye problems rather than ordinary check ups. He is soon opening a computer cam eyeglass service with thousands of online options.
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Rushes through his eye exams. Does not do special exams for macular degeneration. Told me for a couple years not to worry. I saw another ophthalmologist and he rushed me to a specialist because the situation was critical. Dr. Bentivegna does not fully explain issues that can come from cataract...more
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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.
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Years with the man who knows his limits but also knows the best Doctors.
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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...more
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