Dr. Robert Barone, MD

Dr. Robert Barone, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Robert Barone, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newton, NJ and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Eye Physicians Of Sussex County

183 High St Ste 2200

Newton, NJ 07860
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Barone'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.

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 bachelors 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. Barones 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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

2  Conditions Treated

5  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

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barone to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has 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)

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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