Dr. Robert Caro, MD

Dr. Robert Caro, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Robert Caro, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4771 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chorioretinal Scars
normal
more than 81% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 77% of peers
Strabismus
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Caro'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Caro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Caro's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caro to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Caro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I found him to be though w/eye exam. Found him to be arrogant and impatient,otherwise. He just said to me, I was fine. No new eye prescription. I know my vision has changed somewhat, in 2 years. Not a good experience at all. Very disappointed with this Dr.
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