Dr. Robert Caro, MD

Dr. Robert Caro, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Caro, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Staten Island, NY. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Caro is affiliated with Richmond University Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital.

4771 Hylan Blvd

Staten Island, NY 10312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Caro to family and friends
3.5
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Caro accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthFirst
    ABCD HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Caro has admitting privileges

Richmond University Medical Center
355 Bard Ave
Staten Island, NY 10310
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Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305
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