Dr. Robert Lesser, MD

Dr. Robert Lesser, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Lesser, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Branford, CT. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

6 Business Park Dr Ste 102

Branford, CT 06405

Contact Information

(203) 488-5411

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Strabismus
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Temporal Arteritis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
66

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Suny-Downstate
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bascom Palmer/Yale
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lesser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lesser does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lesser and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lesser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lesser to family and friends
3.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Lesser's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lesser accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Lesser has admitting privileges

Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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