Dr. Mark Kuperwaser, MD

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Dr. Mark Kuperwaser, MD
Dr. Mark Kuperwaser, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Boston, MA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Kuperwaser is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Dr. Kuperwaser's Reviews

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3.7
based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Kuperwaser'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
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in North Shore, MA Boston |
The doctor is a renowned eye surgeon and deservedly so. However, be prepared to wait in his office for 3-4 hours to see him (this has happened to me 3 out of 3 times). He is a gregarious and friendly person, and will spend time explaining things. If you are a vanilla glaucoma patient like me (under control with drops), you might be better off with a clinic that is not so overbooked. If you need complex surgery, he's a good choice, but be patient.
in East Somerville, MA |
Excellent surgeon. Very informative and professional. He explains the procedure to the fullest. Very compassionate about his work. I can't say enough how great he is!
in Boston, MA |
Dr. Kuperwaser is very knowledgeable and personable and has a good sense of humor. He explains things to my satisfaction and if I don't understand the first time and ask questions he clarifies. He does seem to be overbooked sometimes which makes it seem like he's a bit rushed. His assistant is also great and very thorough. I have recommended him to family and friends.
in Boston, MA |
He is rude, arrogant, he does not bother himself to explain the patient what's going on with his health. If one asks a question, he'll answer in a disdainful way. His bedside manners are nonexistent. This doctor seems to hate his job. He treats patients as if they were not human beings, just medical records
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Dr. Kuperwaser's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Boston Vamc

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Mass Eye And Ear

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mass Eye And Ear

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery