Dr. Robert Scharf, MD

Dr. Robert Scharf, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 76
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Dr. Robert Scharf, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1645 Dorchester Dr

Plano, TX 75075

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Scharf'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scharf "We offer complete ophthalmology care for adults and children. We also specialize in the fitting of all types of contact lenses, especially for astigmatism and for bifocal use. For your convenience, there is a full service Optical Shop on our premises that offers the latest frame styles and lens technology."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

2  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • California State University, Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Lac+Usc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scharf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scharf's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scharf to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Scharf's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I recently had a bad stye on my upper eyelid. Dr. Scharf was very professional and answered all my questions both in person and over email. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Once I tried to find an new eye doctor when I was having a sharp pain in my eye. I called three different doctors or so and none could fit me in for at least a week. Through a work recommendation I tried Dr Scharf's office. They brought me in the next morning only to find a sliver of some sort of...more
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