Dr. Robert Urban Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Urban Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Robert Urban Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Port Richey, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Urban Eye Care

4439 Rowan Rd

New Port Richey, FL 34653
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Winthrop - University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Eye & Ear Infirm-U Ill Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Urban Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Urban Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urban Jr to family and friends
14 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Urban Jr'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 (8)

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Dr. Urban is friendly (but husband asked otherwise) and knowledgeable. I have small issues with eyes and he dealt with that. However! Every member of my family has to spend at least 2 hours in his office, with 90 minutes sitting in the waiting room and then the treatment room. That's not...more
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No long waits in the dark room with the fish tank like the Dr.. I used to go to..
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I travel from Clearwater to New Port Richey. Du Urban is very caring and so is his staff. I have been to several eye Drs' since I moved to FL and they all told me with my medical history, diabetes, I was going to lose my eye sight. Not Dr Urban in fact under his care my sight has improved and I'm...more
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When I got there his waiting room was empty. I had to wait 30 minutes. Only 1 patient left during that time. Then I was put in a room where I waited 35 minutes. I saw the doctor for 3 minutes. He took 5 to 10 minute breaks between each patient. I think he should pay me for wasting my time.
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