Dr. Robert Alexander, MD

Dr. Robert Alexander, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Robert Alexander, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology and public health & general preventive medicine.

3 Woodland Rd Ste 112

Stoneham, MA 02180

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Visual Field Defects
normal
more than 71% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 68% of peers
Dry Eyes
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Alexander'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Public Health & General Preventive Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Alexander does not have any board certifications listed.

63  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.

Education

  • Boston University , Boston Ma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Kresge Eye Inst/Wayne St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Mph 1970 Yale Univ School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alexander has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Alexander'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)

Dr. Alexander for sure is professionally competent, also very welcoming, and excellent at explaining the diagnosis and what decisions the patient needs to make. He doesn't push patients to make decisions that involve surgery. He explains, then patiently waits until the patient is ready to make a...more
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