Dr. Robert Schultze, MD


Ophthalmology | Male

Cornea Consultants 9 Vista Blvd Ste 100 Slingerlands, NY 12159 Get Directions
Dr. Robert Schultze, MD
Dr. Robert Schultze, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Slingerlands, NY. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. Schultze is affiliated with Albany Medical Center Hospital.

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Dr. Schultze's Care Philosophy

As impressive as his academic credentials are, the most defining quality of Dr. Schultze is his compassionate, reassuring bedside manner. He is approachable, truly listens and treats patients as if they were members of his family. Dr. Schultze continues to focus on maximizing patient outcomes and satisfaction by utilizing state-of-the-art technology combined with a human touch.

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Dr. Schultze's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
Dr. Schultze did an amazing job restoring my vision. Years ago I had lost vision in my right eye and was nervous knowing I needed cataract surgery in the left eye. Dr. Schultze was recommended by my opthamologist. The experience was remarkable for me and I am now seeing 20/20 in that eye. I am grateful to Dr. Schultze and the staff at Cornea Consultants for their very thorough and professional approach and setting my mind at ease. I could not have had a better experience!
in Albany, NY |
I worked as a nurse for Ophthalmologists for 10 yrs and also worked with Ophth. in the O.R. I found Dr. Schultzes' office staff to be very competent and professional. I was really impressed with my surgery center experience from the time I walked in the door to pre.op, O,R. and post-op and discharge. I feel Dr. Schultze is an excellent Ophyhalmologist and highly recommend him.
in Delmar, NY |
The absolute best doctor in upstate New York, he helped my daughter through a hard time with her site extremely professional super nice guy
in albany, ny |
Being very nervous about have cataracts removed from both eyes, Dr. Schultze explained the procedure in depth and eased my anxiety. I have never met a more amazing Dr.
New York, NY |
He restored the vision in my right eye. I am very satisfied with his service.
in Kingston, NY |
Good surgeon, good doctors, good staff, good facilities, good results.
in Voorheesville, NY |
Superior staff from top to bottom and office and surgical center. Follow up was immediate following cataract surgery and iol. Experience during surgery was actually a pleasant, comfortable and anxiety free. I hold Dr. Schultz in the highest esteem. Professional, knowledgable, and without question skillful. Which is why occasionally wait times may be a bit long as many people seek his services. Certainly worth the wait. Would highly recommend him to those would benefit from his specialty
in Hartwick, NY |
Dr. Schultze is a highly competent ophthalmologist. I have worked in healthcare for 33 years and have also received care at several facilities. I am very impressed with Dr. Schultze's professionalism, his willingness and openness with patients and the manner in which he clarifies and answers questions presented by myself and family members. Dr. Schultze and his team are accessible, prompt and courteous at all times.
in Albany, NY |
I found Dr. Schultze to be warm, approachable and very knowledgeable. He helped me understand my procedure and made me feel comfortable. His staff is very kind and caring and you do feel like you're part of a little family when you're there. Everyone seems to enjoy their jobs and that shows. I highly recommend Dr. Schultze and enjoyed my experience.
Albany, NY |
Had to wait in lobby,waiting room full. Waited for 45 min before Doctor assistant called me,nice,she apologized for long wait. Put in another waiting room,also full, stood, then,went to desk and asked for Office Mgr, was told she was out and would be back. Waited 55min saw Dr Shultze, only spent 5 min with me. After 2.5 hrs done, asked for Office Mgr again, told she was in,20 min later head assistant talked to me,very nice,but never saw Office Mgr. after 3 hours asking for her - insulted
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Dr. Schultze's Care Philosophy

As impressive as his academic credentials are, the most defining quality of Dr. Schultze is his compassionate, reassuring bedside manner. He is approachable, truly listens and treats patients as if they were members of his family. Dr. Schultze continues to focus on maximizing patient outcomes and satisfaction by utilizing state-of-the-art technology combined with a human touch.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
    • Best Paper of Session, 2009 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, “Comparison of Endothelial Keratoplasty Visual Outcomes with Optical, 2009
    • First Place, In House Productions, 2005 ASCRS Film Festival, “Pearls and Pitfalls in Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty,” Washington DC, 2005
    • Best of Show, 2005 American Academy of Ophthalmology Video Program, “More Surgical Pearls and Pitfalls in Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratopla, 2005
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 1
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Ocular Albinism
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease


  • Medical School
    Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Medical College

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Albany Medical College

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy