Dr. Robert Weinreb, MD

Dr. Robert Weinreb, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Robert Weinreb, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Jolla, CA. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

9415 Campus Point Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Weinreb's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Weinreb's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weinreb "Robert N. Weinreb is a board-certified ophthalmologist and world renowned expert on glaucoma. Dr. Weinreb’s expertise includes glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery, and glaucoma management. A prolific author and investigator, Dr. Weinreb has published more than 1,000 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 24 books. He is the current president of the Pan American Glaucoma Society and has served as president for the World Glaucoma Association, the American Glaucoma Society, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and several other organizations. Dr. Weinreb completed a glaucoma fellowship and ophthalmology residency at University of California, San Francisco. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Weinreb is board-certified in ophthalmology. He has also been the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Weinreb has been elected as a top physician in every edition of America’s Top Doctors® annual survey since 1992. "

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weinreb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weinreb's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weinreb to family and friends
31 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Weinreb's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY 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 (2)

He claims only wants to treat seniors after he gets your money from doing surgery, then he dismisses you from his care. He's rude, condescending and arrogant. Tells you off for no reason and makes you wait hours to be seen. Because he is the Chair of the department, he thinks he is God and all of...more
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Dr Weinreb is the best in his field. I've had Glaucoma since I was 38. He has saved my eyesight. ( now 79). Last week we had the blessing of attending 25 years of Celebrate Light. We were once again reminded of the Positive impact that Dr Weinreb and his staff have made around the world. Thank...more
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