Dr. Robert Lee, MD

Dr. Robert Lee, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Robert Lee, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in South Bend, IN and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

53822 Generations Dr

South Bend, IN 46635

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Lee'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*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • U Ca
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Dean McGee Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lee to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I agree with other patients that the front office staff are not friendly, welcoming or caring. Regarding the technical staff, they are top notch. Regarding wait times, I think we must consider that he works in patients that must me seen immediately or their vision could be compromised. I was one...more
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Dr. Lee is a consummate medical professional. As such, he is in high demand, so his time with patients is very short. But, his medical assistants (5 stars) pick up this gap. They have excellent interpersonal skills, while demonstrating superb medical knowledge. The office clerical staff, on the...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Lee for a long time. He has been a very wonderful doctor and has restored my vision. I trust him with my life. He is a professional, who is focused. Yes, the wait is sometimes long. The nurses are fantastic. Especially Sheila. If you want warm and fuzzy, look elsewhere....more
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Dr Lee is a top-notch eye surgeon. I understand what others say about bedside manner. But with someone aiming lasers into my eyes, I want to be sure that he or she is one of the country's best at what he does, and that is Dr. Lee.
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Dr. Lee is not patient oriented. Does not look directly at you when speaking. He appears to be a severe germaphobe. Wears a face mask during exams, having his office staff handling and touching the patient. When I asked about my eye condition he could not answer questions in a way that made sense...more
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