Dr. Robert Lewen, MD

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Dr. Robert Lewen, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

ALLEGHENY OPHTHALMIC & ORBITAL ASSOCIATES PC 420 E North Ave Ste 116, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Get Directions
(412) 359-6300

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Dr. Lewen specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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      5 based on 6 responses
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (6)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (6)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Lewen's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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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 the surgery. Super bedside manners. Jack Layton April 2016
      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. Absolutely no discomfort or problems. Complete office visit took less then one hour. Office staff excellent.
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

      Board Certifications

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • 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
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Cataracts
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Floaters
      • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
      • Glaucoma
      • Hyphema
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Migraine
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • 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

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
      • Eye Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
      • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Chicago Medical School

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        Tulane University Of Louisiana

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Tulane University Of Louisiana

        Completed in 1984

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Tulane University Of Louisiana

        Completed in 1986

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Lewen's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Lewen

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients