Dr. Robert Weinstock, MD

Dr. Robert Weinstock, MD

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49 y/o
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Dr. Robert Weinstock, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Clearwater, FL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.Read his story

The Eye Institute of West Florida

3165 N McMullen Booth Rd Ste A1

Clearwater, FL 33761
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Weinstock's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weinstock "Robert J. Weinstock, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained cataract and refractive surgeon. After completing his residency in 2001, he performed his refractive and cataract fellowship under his father Stephen M. Weinstock, M.D. at The Eye Institute of West Florida. Dr. Weinstock now serves as the Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the The Eye Institute of West Florida and the Weinstock Laser Eye Center. He is also the Medical Director of the Largo Ambulatory Surgery Center and is an associate clinical professor at the University of South Florida's Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Weinstock has performed over 30,000 cataract and refractive procedures and has pioneered and innovated revolutionary technologies such as microincisional cataract instrumentation, accommodative implants, intraoperative aberrometry, femtosecond laser cataract surgery and 3D surgical visualization/guidance. He supervises the Research Department at The Eye Institute, which is continually involved in FDA phase III and IV clinical studies. Dr. Weinstock has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology achievement award and he serves on the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery cataract clinical committee. He has authored Over 10 book chapters, has written over 200 published articles and has given over 200 lectures internationally. Other leadership roles include the Chief Medical Editor for the journal Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today and a member of the editorial board for the journal Ophthalmology Management. He is on the board of Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society and the CEDARS/ASPENS organization. Dr. Weinstock is a consultant and serves on the medical advisory board of many large and small ophthalmic companies such as Alcon, Bausch Lomb, and AMO. He lives in Tampa Bay with his wife and 3 boys. He enjoys fishing, free diving, spearfishing, snowboarding and watching his children play competitive basketball."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weinstock "The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • 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.

Education

  • Brandeis U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St John's Mercy Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Louis University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Eye Institute Of West Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weinstock's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weinstock to family and friends
3.8
based on 40 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Weinstock's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Weinstock accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Priority Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Weinstock has admitting privileges

Largo Medical Center
201 14th St SW
Largo, FL 33770
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Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Campus
2025 Indian Rocks Rd S
Largo, FL 33774
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Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756
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