Dr. Robert Packer, MD

Dr. Robert Packer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 84
Dr. Robert Packer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Muskegon, MI and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1962 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1266 E Sherman Blvd

Muskegon, MI 49444

Contact Information

(231) 737-4789

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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more than 70% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 64% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 62% of peers

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Dr. Packer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Packer "Dr. Packer has been practicing since 1966. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. He received his doctor of medicine degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine, in Detroit. He served his internship at Harper Hospital and did his residency in ophthalmology at Detroit Receiving Hospital and the prestigious Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Packer is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, member of the Michigan Ophthalmologic Society and numerous local and state medical societies. He is past president of the Muskegon County Medical Society and former Michigan State Medical Society Board of Directors. Dr. Packer was a pioneer in professional and peer review of physicians. In 1983 Dr. Packer helped establish the Physician Review Organization of Michigan (PROM). PROM was co-sponsored by the Michigan State Medical Society and Michigan Osteopathic Association. Since that time, PROM has become a separate organization. In 1985 Dr. Packer began volunteering for EyeCare America in an effort provide healthcare to the underserved and uninsured. In 2008 Dr. Packer was honored with a Lifetime Volunteer Award for his unending work with the underserved around Muskegon and the lakeshore area. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Packer "Shoreline Vision's mission is to preserve and restore eyesight, both in our community and the West Michigan Lakeshore Region.  Shoreline is committed to providing compassion, humility, and integrity in all patient and business relationships.  They are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to every patient, using the best technology, research, and continuing education for our doctors and staff."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

25  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Harper Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Kresge Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1964

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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