Dr. Robert Edelman, MD

Dr. Robert Edelman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(48)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Edelman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bradenton, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

217 Manatee Ave E

Bradenton, FL 34208

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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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
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Miami Jackson Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Ny Eye And Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelman to family and friends
4.8
based on 48 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (44)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Edelman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Bradenton, FL
Very professional, very thorough, and understanding. Performed cataract surgery, and did a terrific job. He was very detailed in his explanation of the procedure, and what to expect afterward. The staff at Coastal Eye, is very well trained, and professional.
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in Englewood, FL
I wore glasses/contact lens since I was 9. Now I don't need glasses at all for my daily activities after the cataract surgery. Dr. Edelman is very cautious and attentive. He ordered a couple of additional tests. I don't mind that, better safe than sorry. He is a great surgeon. No problem with...more
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in Sun city Center
I cannot speak highly enough about Dr Edelmans expertise, compassion, knowledge, and kindness. I owe so much to him. The entire group and staff are the epitome in eye care. God Bless you Dr. Edelman
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in Sun City Center, FL
Excellent. Listens and explains what he recommends.
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in Bradenton, FL
Did not hurry through visit. Thorough, patient and respectful enough to take time to order two more assessment tests for evaluation. Extremely pleased with this first visit.
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