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Dr. Fintelmann's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Fintelmann "Robert Fintelmann, MD grew up in Southern Germany hiking with his family of six. After completing his medical training at the University of Ulm in Germany, he traveled to the United States for his Ophthalmology residency, which he accomplished at the prestigious Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then pursued a Corneal and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) before moving to Phoenix. Dr. Fintelmann is a board certified Ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, as well as the American College of Surgeons. He provides excellence in ophthalmic patient care as he has had extensive clinical and surgical experience with corneal disease, cataracts, and vision correction. He has performed thousands of cataract surgeries, over two thousand vision correction procedures (including LASIK, PRK, and ICL), and hundreds of corneal transplants. Dr. Fintelmann's experience includes a range of procedures: laser assisted cataract surgery, full corneal transplants, partial thickness corneal transplants (DSAEK, DMEK, DALK). He is particularly interested in minimally invasive transplants of either the anterior or posterior portions of the cornea and has taught Descemet Membrane transplants to other ophthalmologists. Dr. Fintelmann is committed to innovation and advancing the field of Ophthalmology. His research has been published in peer-review medical journals and he has presented at national and international meetings. Dr. Fintelmann is an appointed Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. He speaks fluent German, English, Spanish, and French. In addition, Dr. Fintelmann has enjoyed using his language and ophthalmological talents in other countries to where he has traveled with Orbis, an organization which aims to provide accessible and sustainable eyecare internationally."
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Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 2
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Progressive High Myopia
Biopsy of Cornea
Cataract Removal Surgery
Enucleation of Eye
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
Implantable Contact Lens
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Laser Cataract Surgery
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
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0 Board Actions
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Universitaet Ulm, Medizinische Fakultat
Medical School | Graduated 2005
Berkshire Med Ctr
Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
Wills Eye Institute
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Proctor Eye Fdn-Ucsf
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
University Of California San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Dr. Fintelmann's Reviews
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Dr. Fintelmann's Performance
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10 to 15 minutes
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fintelmann to family and friends is 4 out of 5