Dr. Robert Brownlow Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Brownlow Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Robert Brownlow Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1104 Medical Center Dr

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Wash Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brownlow Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brownlow Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brownlow Jr to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Brownlow Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The worst physician experience of my life . Was referred by another eye doctor. He must have determined today 10 days after my referral I needed another kind of eye doctor. Never even saw him. Sent a receptionist to tell me to "go to the hospital or somewhere else". I left in tears not knowing...more
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He is friendly and upbeat about the treatment. He does the injections with efficiency and no pain. I've been to two other retina specialists and the shots he has given me rank at the very top as far as lack of pain, watering, etc. He makes it seem so easy and yet it works so well.
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I had a torn Macula when I went to visit Dr Brownlow & was blind in my rt eye, he did surgery & told me what to expect. 3 months later I can see & would recommend Dr Brownlow with out any ?. This Guy is Great.
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