Dr. Kathryn Colby, MD

Dr. Kathryn Colby, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Kathryn Colby, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

243 Charles St Fl 1

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
very high
more than 96% of peers
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Colby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Colby's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colby to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Dr. Colby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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