Dr. Newton Peters, MD

Dr. Newton Peters, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(4)
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Dr. Newton Peters, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

155 Borthwick Ave Ste 200

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 436-1773

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "As an ophthalmologist, I care about your vision and what I can do to help you see the world. Whether that means refractive procedures such as cataract removal, LASIK, implantable contact lenses or diagnosis and treatment of disease. My friendly and knowledgeable staff will help schedule your appointment and set you at ease."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Myopia, Type 6
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Refractive Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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 California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Gimbel Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peters to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Peters' 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
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Peters accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Peters has admitting privileges

Portsmouth Regional Hospital
333 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Wentworth - Douglass Hospital
789 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
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