Dr. Robert M. Budd, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 60

600 E Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA 16602
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Dr. Budd's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Altoona Regional Health System
620 Howard Ave
Altoona, PA 16601

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Altoona Ophthalmology Assocs
Altoona Ophthalmology Assocs
600 E Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA 16602
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    Dr. Budd's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Botox® Injection
    • Canthotomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Examination
    • Eye Procedure
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
    • Iridotomy
    • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Absolute Glaucoma
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Trauma
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular Hole
    • Pterygium
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    Background Check for Dr. Budd

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Pittsburgh Eye Ear Institute
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Budd & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Budd's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Budd to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Budd's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Budd

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Budd accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • MultiPlan
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    Office Locations

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    Altoona Ophthalmology Assocs
    600 E Pleasant Valley Blvd
    Altoona, PA 16602
    (814) 946-0821 (Office)
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