Dr. Robert Fletcher, MD

Dr. Robert Fletcher, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Robert Fletcher, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Tufts University and specializes in ophthalmology.

1010 Carondelet Dr Ste 340

Kansas City, MO 64114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Neovascularization
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Fletcher'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*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Tufts University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • George Washington University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • State University of New York, Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fletcher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fletcher's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fletcher to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fletcher'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

i was referred with a problem that the regular eye dr was not able to diagnose dr f worked it out no and explained it perfectly he is a great professional and has delightful sense of humor staff are great too
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Wonderful Doctor had me laughing while he did an extremely thorough job on my eyes. Set me totally at ease.
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I higly recommend Dr. Fletcher, based on his rare expertise with eye problems, especially retinal issues. He is also funny and friendly.
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