Dr. Robert Proffitt, MD

Dr. Robert Proffitt, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Robert Proffitt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Grand Island, NE and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

711 N Custer Ave

Grand Island, NE 68803

Contact Information

(308) 382-1781

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Proffitt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Proffitt does not have any board certifications listed.

67  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Ne College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Proffitt has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Proffitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Proffitt's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Proffitt to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Proffitt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Proffitt for any eye problems or check ups. He is very thorough, treats you with respect, kindness and dignity. Plus he knows his stuff.
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Extremely patient, kind and goes above/beyond!
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