Dr. Robert D. Ross, MD

Dr. Robert D. Ross, MD

Retinal Diseases | Male | 53 years old

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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.  

Dr. Ross' Care Philosophy

Patient care is number one.

Dr. Ross says...

Practice limited to diseases and surgery of the retina, macula, and vitreous.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Retinal Diseases
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • 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
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    New York Med Coll

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Winthrop-University Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Saint Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Found For Retina Rsch-Touro Infirm

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

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

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