Dr. Peter Lowe, MD

Dr. Peter Lowe, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Peter Lowe, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lake Worth, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic vitreous surgery, and more.

4175 S Congress Ave Ste L

Lake Worth, FL 33461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Freedom Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Lowe'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. Lowe "Dr. Lowe combines decades of experience and leading edge treatments to deliver the best retinal care to his patients."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Cook Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mass EE Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lowe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lowe's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lowe to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Lowe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I can't say enough about Dr. Lowe and his staff they went above and beyond to assist me. They were all very patient and obviously experts working with seniors that are a little panicked with visual problems. I never felt rushed and the receptionists technicians as well as Dr. Lowe explained and...more
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I was elated to find a doctor that could help with my floaters. However, I had a higher expectation of the final result. I had both eyes done at different times at a cost of roughly $1400/ea. This price included a follow-up treatment. Additional treatments are $300/ea. My floaters appear as a...more
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The eye floater symptoms presented themselves rather suddenly and I was fortunate to find Dr Lowe and get in his care quickly. The entire experience was a blessing high in trust. The entire office staff is highly professional, they exude confidence and personality. One senses they are a well...more
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After cataract surgery, I developed a large floater in my right eye. I was sent to Dr. Lowe and suggested laser for removal of the floater. Cost was $1500. I had 3 treatments and after the 3rd, I believed that the floater was gone. After 1 week, it came back with a vengeance. After I was told...more
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In certain cases floaters are simply too large to vaporize completely with the laser. In these unusual cases a surgical vitrectomy may be advisable.

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Good doctor and effective treatment, but he books a lot of appointments at the same time and therefore wait times are very long.
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