Dr. Robert Brass, MD

Dr. Robert Brass, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Robert Brass, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Latham, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

713 Troy Schenectady Rd Ste 135

Latham, NY 12110

Contact Information

(518) 782-7827

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Progressive High Myopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Brass'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brass "I love what I do. It's important to educate patients to take the best care possible care of their eyes, to maintain the best possible vision. I enjoy surgery"

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arteritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Clarkson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Josephs Hospitalblue Mound
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New York Medical College-St. Vincent`S Hospital New York C
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Stratton Vetarans Administration Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brass has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brass' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brass to family and friends
288 total reviews (131 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (288)

  • 5
    (284)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Brass' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (131)

Dr Brass has a way of looking at you when he's speaking that makes you feel like you are his only patient. He has a calm and soothing manner and explains every step of what he's doing. I was apprehensive about cataract surgery, especially since I am only in my 50's. Dr Brass took away all that...more
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Great caring doctor. I had cataract surgery in both eyes. I highly recommend him.
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I just had cataract surgery with Dr. Brass. Wow! I cannot believe how well I see, without glasses! I would recommend cataract surgery for anyone, no reason not to.
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I can not say enough great things about Dr. Brass! I wish he treated all of my medical conditions! He and his friendly, caring staff are the BEST on the planet!!!! THANK YOU Dr. Brass!
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I am very pleased with the treatment that I have received from Dr. Brass and his team over many years. I recently had cataract surgery in both eyes with excellent results--it makes such a great difference! All my questions were thoroughly and patiently answered, the pre-surgery and post-surgery...more
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