Dr. Robert Groat, MD

Dr. Robert Groat, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Robert Groat, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greensboro, NC and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1317 N Elm St Ste 4

Greensboro, NC 27401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Groat'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Groat "Groat Eyecare Associates has been serving the Triad community since 1975. We specialize in full service eye care, including all types of exams, surgery, contacts, eye glasses and post surgical care. Our staff offers quality and reliable service you can count on. In addition, our friendly and professional staff is here to answer any questions you may have about our services or your condition."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Hospital Wash University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Groat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Groat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Groat to family and friends
23 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Groat's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Groat is a professional in his field who exemplifies an Outstanding Healthcare provider who takes the time to listen to his patients, and will provide honest and quality care. His staff are also professionals in their field who treat others how they would want to be treated. I'm overjoyed to...more
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