Dr. Robert Penne, MD

Dr. Robert Penne, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Penne, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Vineland, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

Eye Associates

251 S Lincoln Ave

Vineland, NJ 08361
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Penne performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Penne's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Penne "Robert B. Penne, M.D. has been a member of the Wills Eye Hospital medical staff and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service since 1990. He grew up in North Dakota/Minnesota and attended college at North Dakota State University where he graduated first in his class. He then attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, completed his internship at Hennepin County Medical Center, and did his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. After residency, he did a fellowship in Neuro-orbital disease followed by a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital. Dr. Penne is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology. Locally he is past president of the Ophthalmic Club and belongs to the Greater Philadelphia Ophthalmic Society. Dr. Penne is an Attending Surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital and is director of the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Department at Wills Eye Hospital. He is also co-director of the Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid Clinic. He has authored numerous scientific papers, books and book chapters. He is associate editor of the Yearbook of Ophthalmology. Dr Penne has received the Golden Apple Award (best resident teacher) at Wills Eye Institute and the Resident Teaching Award from the Temple Department of Ophthalmology."


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6  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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29  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemical Peel
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Hennepin County Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Penne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Penne's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Penne to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Penne's 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
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