Dr. Lorraine Brancato, MD

Dr. Lorraine Brancato, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Lorraine Brancato, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology and other.

1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 204

Paramus, NJ 07652

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hypotony of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brancato "To provide the most patient friendly, cost effective, well informed care for the treatment of glaucoma"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Other

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

131  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Cogan-Reese Syndrome
  • Coloboma of Optic Nerve
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Deafness - Cataracts - Skeletal Anomalies
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma Associated With Systemic Abnormalities
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Industrial Injury
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Glaucoma
  • Marcus-Gunn Pupillary Sign
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Meibomitis
  • Midline Field Defects
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Opitc Atrophy and Cataract, Autosomal Dominant
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Atrophy - Deafness - Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Optic Atrophy - Hearing Loss - Peripheral Neuropathy, Autosomal Recessive
  • Optic Atrophy - Ophthalmoplegia - Ptosis - Deafness - Myopathy
  • Optic Atrophy 1
  • Optic Atrophy 1 - Deafness
  • Optic Atrophy 5
  • Optic Atrophy 6
  • Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant
  • Optic Atrophy, Idiopathic, Autosomal Recessive
  • Optic Nerve Coloboma With Renal Disease
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Familial Bilateral
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Pathway Glioma
  • Optic-Spinal Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Congenital Glaucoma
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitic Glaucoma
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Work-Related Injuries
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39  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cryoablation
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Diode Laser Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photocoagulation
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Barnard College Of Columbia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Monmouth University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • HEED Fellow, 6/84-6/85
  • NIH Fellow, 6/84-6/85
  • International College of Surgeons, 1987
Media & Publications

Dr. Brancato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brancato's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brancato to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Brancato'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Worst experience of my life. Went for a general checkup & was told I had very high eye pressure. After several visits & many meds I was told I needed an operation! Went to a different doctor, listed as one of the top docs in Bergen County & guess what? Not only don't i need an operation, I don't...more
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Dr. Brancato is the BEST optomologist in the state of New Jersey. Never ever had an eye doctor so thorough as her experience & knowledge is light years ahead of all others. Dr. Brancato saved my eye sight as have MS bad & she saw things that over a short period of time would have caused me...more
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She is an absolutely outstanding physician. If it were not for her, my mother would have lost her vision.
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