Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD

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Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD
Dr. Peter Zacharia, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Worcester, MA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Zacharia is affiliated with Saint Vincent Hospital.

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Dr. Zacharia's Reviews

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2.4
based on 40 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Zacharia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
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 if you have to leave because you can't wait any longer the rude staff will tell you you will still have pay for appointment. Just go and sit in waiting room, you will hear people complaining!!!
Marietta, GA |
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 I would be billed for missing my appt. A few days later I received a bill of $50.00!!! He's kidding right?? I will send him an invoice for my time spent waiting at my hourly rate and see if he pays i
Worcester, MA |
This Doctor should be reported. Was rude to my wife. Very demeaning. She will never return, plenty of other doctors.
Marlborough, MA |
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
The office is always running behind. They refuse to see you with any balance due,even if they haven't sent the bill. This dr sees more patients than he can in a day. He was referred by the insurance company but it seems as though he cares more about the number of patients he sees, noy helping them at all.
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Dr. Zacharia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    NEW YORK MED COLL

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    St Elizabeth's Hosp

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    New York Medical College

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New England Eye Ctr-Tufts

    Completed in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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