Dr. Robert Kennedy Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Kennedy Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Robert Kennedy Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Schenectady, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1675 Providence Ave

Schenectady, NY 12309

Contact Information

(518) 377-3410

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Corneal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Kennedy Jr'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*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • 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

  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Maryland General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kennedy Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kennedy Jr's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy Jr to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kennedy Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Diagnosed with an infection of my upper lid and given a ointment. Dr. Kennedy told me if I did not feel relief to call him back to prescribe me an oral antibiotic. Upon calling the office I was repeatedly put on hold for 10-15 mins. at a time. And in between the line rings busy. Took an hour to...more
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Office too busy, waiting room always full. Wait time very long. Takes hours to get through by phone always busy. Does staff put it on hold? Doctor rushed.. Hubby had "normal" annual exam, 2 months later serious vision problems. Tried calling, phone always busy. Made appointment with another...more
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