Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD

Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

33 Lancaster St

Worcester, MA 01609

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
more than 84% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
more than 68% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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9  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St Elizabeth's Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New England Eye Ctr-Tufts
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zacharia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zacharia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zacharia to family and friends
41 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zacharia's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have never gotten out of this office in less than 2 to over 3 hours. They routinely way overbook patients. It is really infuriating. He may be a good doctor but there is no excuse for his disregard for his patients time.
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I would leave a zero but there was no option. Building not handicapped accessable. Dr VERY nasty. Took my 90 year old mother and after waiting 3 hours the Dr asked her how she was doing. She replied "I waited so long I'm starting to decompose". You can expect to wait between 2 to 3 hours and...more
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By far the absolute worst! I have had several appointments and each and every one have waited a minimum of 20-30 minutes past my appt time to be seen. I recently accidently forgot and missed my annual appointment. They refused to reschedule me when I called to apologize. The "phone clerk" said...more
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This Doctor should be reported. Was rude to my wife. Very demeaning. She will never return, plenty of other doctors.
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Horrible, you have to wait hours and hours for what ? Nothing great but to see an uneducated staff and grumpy doctor, who doesn't care about his patients
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