Dr. Paul Ruggiero, MD

Dr. Paul Ruggiero, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Paul Ruggiero, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology and optometry.

69 Sand Pit Rd

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 95% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ruggiero's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ruggiero ""Danbury Eye Physicians provides me with a congenial atmosphere in which I can achieve my personal professional goals, ie: providing state of the art, compassionate healthcare, with patient advocacy as the common focus."

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Myopia, Type 6
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Genl Rose Meml Hospital University Colo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruggiero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruggiero's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruggiero to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Ruggiero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I just met Dr. Ruggerio today when my dermatologist recommended him to remove a subatios cyst near my eye. As luck would have it, they just had a cancellation and could see me in a few minutes. The office staff and nurses were very friendly and thorough with their history and pre exam. Then I met...more
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