Dr. Robert Scharfman, MD

Dr. Robert Scharfman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Scharfman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Old Bridge, NJ and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3 Hospital Plz Ste 310

Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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 1989
  • Winthrop-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scharfman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scharfman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scharfman to family and friends
2.9
based on 20 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Scharfman's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

His misdiagnosis May mean eyelid surgery for me. Do not go here!
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I have been going to Dr. Scharfman for some times now. Recently,due to my on going eye problem I have to see him monthy. I have been treated with outmost respect and courtesy each and every time. Dr. Schafman's staff are friendly and knowlegeable and fast. Dr. Scharman is a friendly, knowledgeable,...more
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Dr. Scharfman is super thorough with his exams and excellent for glaucoma patients.
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I can't say enough about Dr. Schaefman and his staff at Atlantic Medical. I called up asking to come in for a last minute emergency visit and they said to come right down. Everyone was very friendly and helpful, I felt right at home. Dr. Scharfman was very attentive and thorough, he took care of me...more
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Went to the doctor with a referral for one procedure. Office staff asked general questions about my eyes which were truthfully answered. So before I knew what was going on, doctor did eye exam in addition to referred procedure without prior informing me. I did not ask for eye exam since I can...more
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