Dr. Kamalesh Ramaiya, MD

Dr. Kamalesh Ramaiya, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Kamalesh Ramaiya, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 2005 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

4411 the 25 Way NE Ste 325

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 823-4411

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Davis Vision
  • March Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Ramaiya's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ramaiya "Kamalesh is an ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.) specializing in retina care including medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment. He trained in eye surgery at the prestigious Washington University School of Medicine (and Barnes-Jewish Hospital) Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences in ophthalmology and undertook further subspecialty training at The Retina Institute (formerly the Barnes Retina Institute) in Vitreoretinal Surgery. He has presented research work at national meetings, authored peer-reviewed publications, review articles, and book chapters in the field of ophthalmology/vitreoretinal disease. He is an active Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Eye Associates of New Mexico where he sees patients and participates in clinical research trials."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ramaiya "To provide excellent patient centered care for diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula."

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

101  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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18  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • University Of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital-San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Barnes Retina Institute / Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ramaiya has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ramaiya's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ramaiya to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ramaiya's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Ramaiya is a concerned and thorough practitioner. He takes time for his patients and doesn't rush you through. He is so caring and explains his diagnosis and procedures well. He travels from Albuquerque to Farmington 2x per month. I live in Souther Colorado and travel 125 miles one way for my...more
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Patient, careful, friendly, knows patients needs and preferences, never hurried.
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Outstanding care. Took a lot of time with me and carefully explained what was happening to my eye. Very concerned about risk for other complications and called me at home at 8:00p.m. to make sure I'd contacted my primary care provider.
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