Dr. Robert Ross, MD

Dr. Robert Ross, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Robert Ross, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1990 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

1111 Medical Center Blvd Ste N213

Marrero, LA 70072

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Ross' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ross "Dr. Robert Ross received his doctorate in medicine from New York Medical College located in Valhalla, New York in 1990. From there, he entered an Internal Medicine Internship at Winthrop University Hospital before completing his Ophthalmology Residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center in New York. Dr. Ross completed his Retina/Vitreous Fellowship in New Orleans, Louisiana and has been on staff at East Jefferson General Hospital since July 1994, some 22 years. He was admitted as a Fellow into the American College of Surgeons on October 14, 1999. Dr. Robert Ross began his own private retina practice in 2002. In addition to his practice, Dr. Ross serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tulane University Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology and supervises a second-year Retinal Ophthalmology rotation at EJGH. Dr. Ross recently performed the second retinal transplant ever in the United States. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ross "Patient care is number one."

1  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Winthrop-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Found For Retina Rsch-Touro Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ross' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ross to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ross' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Doc. Ross is a kind, compassionate, and highly skilled man. My wife had an eye emergency on Friday afternoon. We live 1.5 hours away from his clinic. He saw her Friday night (we were there till 7pm), and on Sat and on Sun (after a funeral). I lost my job so we were medicade patients at the...more
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