Dr. Robert Petersen, MD

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Dr. Robert Petersen, MD
Dr. Robert Petersen is a Senior Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology at Boston Children's Hospital. He specializes in Pediatric Retinopathy of Prematurity, Ptosis Dropping Eyelids, and Pediatric and Adult Strabismus. Dr. Petersen received his medical education from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his training from The Presbyterian Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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      Dr. Robert Petersen is a Senior Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology at Boston Children's Hospital. He specializes in Pediatric Retinopathy of Prematurity, Ptosis Dropping Eyelids, and Pediatric and Adult Strabismus.

      Dr. Petersen received his medical education from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his training from The Presbyterian Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

      Dr. Petersen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
      •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthrogryposis - Ophthalmoplegia - Retinopathy
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Eye Disease
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Misaligned Eyes
      • Pediatric Strabismus
      • Retinopathy
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
      • Strabismus

      Education

      • Medical School
        Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

        Graduated in 1959

      • Internship Hospital
        New York Presbyterian Hospital

        Completed in 1960

      • Residency Hospital
        Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

        Completed in 1960

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

        Completed in 1969

      • Undergraduate School
        Queens College, City University of New York

        Graduated in 1955

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Ophthalmology
      • Ophthalmology

      Procedures Performed

      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
      • Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination
      • Strabismus Examination
      • Strabismus Treatment