Dr. Robert Lewen, MD

Dr. Robert Lewen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Lewen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

420 E North Ave Ste 116

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 92% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 91% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External 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.

Education

  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lewen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewen to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lewen's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in North Versailles, PA
Pure excellence!! saved my eyesight!
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in Mount Pleasant, PA
Excellent care. Very through. Explains condition and treatment.
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in McMurray, PA
Excellent experience with Dr Lewen. Had severe bleeding in left eye 20 years ago. He operated and all has been well since. I very recently (about 2 months ago) had severe bleeding in right eye. He operated and sight has returned to normal. Very good at explaining every step - the whys and hows of...more
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in Wampum, PA
Dr Lewen was excellent. Extremely knowledgeable. Very thorough, Explains in detail his findings and what procedures he recommends. Very easy to take with. I was referred due to a rental tear. Dr Lewen did testing and confirmed there was a tear. Did a laser procedure to repair the tear. ...more
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