Dr. Robert Beardsley, MD

Dr. Robert Beardsley, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(2)
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Dr. Beardsley grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina. He attended Duke University for his undergraduate degree in marine biology and is a die-hard Blue Devil fan. After spending time as a scuba instructor in Belize and a Forest Ranger in Colorado, he decided to pursue a career in Ophthalmology. For his medical degree he attended Baylor College of Medicine, graduating with Honors. He completed his residency at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. Dr. Beardsley continued his training with a fellowship in uveitis at Oregon health and Science University followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Beardsley has dozens of peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book chapters on topics such as inflammatory eye disease, retinal detachment repair, and retinal vascular disease. He has been an investigator in multiple clinical trials investigating novel therapies for uveitis. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota and enjoys mentoring residents and medical students. Dr. Beardsley specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous, retina and choroid including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachments and tears. Additionally, he has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of ocular inflammatory disease such as uveitis and infectious retinitis. Dr. Beardsley is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Surgeons, and the American Uveitis Society. Dr. Beardsley enjoys spending his time with family in the outdoors hiking, biking and skiing.

2002 Highway 101

Florence, OR 97439

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Humana Veterans
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 9 More

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 88% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
high
more than 87% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Panuveitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Methodist Hosp/ Texas Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Beardsley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Beardsley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Beardsley to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Beardsley'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Beardsley saw me immediately when referred by my ophthamologist. He is extremely knowledgeable and personable. His staff are friendly and helpful. I would recommend him to everyone. With 5 stars as excellent I give Dr. Beardsley a 10. He is wonderful.
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Dr. Beardsley accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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  • Health Net
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  • Humana
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  • Humana Veterans
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Moda Health
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Oregon Health Plan
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  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
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