Dr. Peter Libre, MD

Dr. Peter Libre, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Libre, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

111 East Ave Ste 335

Norwalk, CT 06851

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Connecticare
  • Connecticomp
  • Consumer Health Network
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas


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Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Libre "Whenever possible, let the body heal itself. Teach patients how lifestyle influences their health. Use the least amount of medication that gets the job done. Perform expert surgery."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects


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.


  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • St Raphael's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harkness Eye Inst/Colum Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • New York Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Best Doctors, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Multiple publications in peer-reviewed ophthalmology literature. Visit Google Scholar and type in "PE LIBRE",

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Libre's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Libre to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Libre's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Norwalk, CT
I recently had cataract surgery with Dr. Libre and I am thrilled with the results. We spent time discussing the procedure and various lens implant options and Dr Libre wanted me to be comfortable with my choices. My optometrist at my aftercare appointment was amazed at how wonderful my eye looked...more
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in Norwalk, CT
Dr. Libre helped me get my (serious) glaucoma under control, and then walked me through the pros and cons of cataract surgery. I went ahead, and he performed the operation two years ago. I had been nearsighted since childhood, and was unable to drive at night. Now I can see nearly perfectly, and...more
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in Newtown, CT
I have a history of eye problems and lots of experience with eye doctors. Dr. Libre was recommended by another specialist. He and his staff clearly understand glaucoma and its treatment. They are very easy to deal with and always concerned about patient comfort. Dr. Libre is obviously one of the...more
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in Darien, CT.
All my visits were smooth. Dr. Libre was knowledgeable, attentive and a great surgeon.
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in Rowayton, CT
My cataract procedure was great from beginning to end. Dr. Libre took the time to review my situation and personal details before advising me on how to proceed. His personal approach led him to discover a previously undiagnosed illness that was remedied before my procedure, The procedure was...more
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