Dr. Robert Barone, MD

Dr. Robert Barone, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. Robert Barone, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Newton, NJ. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.Read his story

Eye Physicians Of Sussex County

183 High St Ste 2200

Newton, NJ 07860
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
normal
more than 61% of peers
Eye Surgery
normal
more than 56% of peers

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Dr. Barone's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barone "Robert G. Barone, MD, FACS,a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained vitreoretinal surgeon, joined the staff of Eye Physicians of Sussex County in 1996."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barone Robert G. Barone, MD, FACS,a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained vitreoretinal surgeon, joined the staff of Eye Physicians of Sussex County in 1996. Dr. Barone received his bachelor s degree in chemistry from Georgetown University and his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School. He completed a medical internship and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. After practicing general ophthalmology for two years in New York, Dr. Barone completed a medical retinal and electrophysiology fellowship at New York University. The following year, he completed a second fellowship at New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center in surgical retinal and ocular trauma. Dr. Barone is a member of many prestigious societies including the American Society of Vitreoretinal Specialists, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons. He is also past President of the New Jersey Retina Society. Dr. Barone s current interests are in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments and macular degeneration. He has co-authored a chapter on retinal detachment repair in a comprehensive retinal text. He has also been published in the journal, Retina. Currently, he is a clinical instructor of ophthalmology at Rutgers Medical School.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinal Detachment
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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Umndj
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Umndj
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • New York University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Nyh Cornell Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barone's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barone to family and friends
4.2
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Barone's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Milford, PA |
Referred by an Opthamologist who performed surgery on my husbands eye and injured one in the process. Severe swelling around the retina. Dr Barone worked with my husband for months injecting shots and prescribing drops. The swelling eventually went down and my husband eyesight went from legally...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barone accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Barone has admitting privileges

Newton Medical Center
175 High St
Newton, NJ 07860
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