Dr. Robert Strome, MD

Dr. Robert Strome, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Robert Strome, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Padua University Medical School in 1965 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1000 Northern Blvd # 190W

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 73% of peers
more than 69% of peers
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Strome "The physician must listen to patient complaint, be honest with patients, treat them as a family member, and, when necessary, refer to medical experts to facilitate the diagnosis and theraputic regimen."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects


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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.


  • Padua University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Long Island Jewish Hillside Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Long Island Jewish Hillside Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Childrens Hospital National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Lifelong Education for the Ophthalomologist Cont. Ed. Award, 2004
  • Physician's Recognition Award, 1969
  • The Best Doctors in America - Northeast Region; Naifeh and Smith, 1996-97
  • The Best Doctors NY Metro Area; Castle, Connolly Medical Ltd.,
  • Intern of the Year, Mary Immaculate Hosp. Division of Medicine-Queens Hospital Center, 1965
  • Top Doctors-Center for the Study of Services, Consumer Checkbook, 1986
  • America's Top Ophthalmologists, Consumers Research Council, 2003-05
  • American Academy of Ophthalmlogy-Certificate of Appreciation for 35 Consecutive Years of Membership,
  • Mercy Medical Center, 15 Years of Service Award, 1986-2001
  • Strathmores Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award,
Media & Publications

Dr. Strome has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strome's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strome to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Strome's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • 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 (1)

I was nervous for my 3 1/2 yr old boy. His first eye exam that I knew would be lengthy - typical for all first exams. I have to say, Dr. Strome's staff was very pleasant and efficient and Dr. Strome himself was just amazing. He made my son laugh and made him so comfortable and at ease. I wish all...more
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