Dr. Lorraine Brancato, MD

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Dr. Lorraine Brancato, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

1 W Ridgewood Ave Ste 204, Paramus, NJ 07652 Get Directions
(201) 493-0102

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Other

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • 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
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Deafness - Cataracts - Skeletal Anomalies
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • 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
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Industrial Injury
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Glaucoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • 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
  • Pterygium
  • 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

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cryoablation
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • 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
  • Iridotomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • 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

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Brancato has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (5/3/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $125,000.00
    • State: New Jersey
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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Monmouth University Medical Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Medical Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Barnard College Of Columbia University

    Graduated in 1976

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Brancato has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Brancato's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Brancato

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Brancato's Care Philosophy

To provide the most patient friendly, cost effective, well informed care for the treatment of glaucoma