Dr. Robert Honkanen, MD

Dr. Robert Honkanen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Robert Honkanen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in East Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

33 Research Way Ste 13

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Blind Hypotensive Eye
high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Stony Brook Univ Hsc Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Winthrop University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Honkanen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Honkanen's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Honkanen to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Honkanen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (4)

I first met Dr. Honkanen when another dr recommended laser irridotomy and was too pompous to take the time to explain procedure and the necessity. I met with Dr Honkanen and he went over procedure and I chose to have it done. I have been seeing him for eye exams. I have now had cataract surgery...more
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I'm not young and have had my share of health issues, i. e., many doctors, not all great. Dr. Honkanen is one of the better ones. I would (& do) recommend him to anyone. More importantly, other opthalmologists I know have the same high opinion.
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Very kind and knowledgable
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I have only good things to say about Dr. Honkanen. He is kind, thoughtful, very knowledgable and professional. I would recommend him to friends and family without reservations and have already done so.
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