Dr. Robert Mames, MD

Dr. Robert Mames, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Mames, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Gainesville, FL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

6400 W Newberry Rd Ste 301

Gainesville, FL 32605

Contact Information

(352) 333-5050

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas


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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 97% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Michel Reese Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Kresge Eye Inst-Wayne State U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mames has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mames' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mames to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Mames' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Ocala, FL |
I developed a Macular Hole in my eye and went to Dr Mames. This gentleman took immediate care of me and my problem. He wasted no time getting me to Surgery. While he is somewhat abrupt for those who do not do as he says and do not properly recuperate as per his instructions, he is really a very caring Physician and highly competent! If you do what you are instructed, his success rate is very high. While I am not a good patient I have to say that I highly respect this man as a person. Thanks
High Springs, FL |
He was able to double the vision in my affected eye. He is a very ethical and moral individual when it comes to the quality of your health care. He has the finest office staff in Gainesville. They are very professional, yet caring and compassionate in their interactions. I highly recommend him to family and friends.
in St Cloud, FL |
Dr. Mames is gifted as a retina surgeon, no doubt. He operated on my detached retina in 2006 by placing a buckle and inserting a gas bubble. I've been told by multiple doctors since how fortunate I am to have vision in that eye, given the severity of the detachment and the amount of scar tissue. That being said, Dr. Mames has absolutely no bedside manner. I'd go so far as to call him rude. He acts like he's too busy to answer your questions.
in Managua, MN |
He operated my retina back in 1992 and his work has held up perfectly. Thank you Dr. Mames. Saved my eye and will never forget it.
in Ocala, FL |
My experience is actually very bad! I was referred to Dr.Mames by Dr.Croley. I waited over a month for my appointment. I took the day off work because I knew from past experience that I couldn't see well after the appointment? 2 hours before my appointment the office staff called me to tell me that I had to bring in over $200 dollars because they didn't take my insurance! I lost a whole month due to unprofessional people working there
in Keystone Heights, FL |
Following 2 out of my 3 appointments with Dr. Mames, his staff could not understand his cryptic instructions, so several of the staff had to repeatedly go back to him and ask for clarification. The blood work lab had to call for clarification, also. After my last appointment, the staff scheduled a future appointment for me to receive an eye injection of steroids, even though Dr. Mames had not met with me nor discussed treatment options following an eye scan procedure. I will not go back.
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Dr. Mames accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mames has admitting privileges

North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605
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