Dr. Robert Petersen, MD

Dr. Robert Petersen, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 84
Dr. Robert Petersen, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 58 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1959 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.Read his story

300 Longwood Ave Fl 4

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 355-6401

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Dr. Petersen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Petersen "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."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

9  Conditions Treated

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

5  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Queens College, City University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1955
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1959
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Petersen's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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