Dr. Robert Schultze, MD

Dr. Robert Schultze, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Robert Schultze, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Slingerlands, NY. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

9 Vista Blvd Ste 100

Slingerlands, NY 12159

Contact Information

(518) 475-1515

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Cornea Transplant
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cornea Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schultze "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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • 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
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • 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
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • 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
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Albany Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Albany Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Schultze has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schultze's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schultze to family and friends
4.0
based on 32 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Schultze's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (11)

in Amsterdam, NY |
After 30 years of being told I would lose the sight in my r. eye through many eye infections, two years ago I basically was considered blind with also no peripheral vision and a cataract. I was referred to Dr. Schultze for an evaluation. Dr. Schultze was quite confident that he could help me see...more
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in SOUTH GLENS FALLS |
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...more
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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...more
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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
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schultze accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Schultze has admitting privileges

Albany Medical Center Hospital
43 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
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