Dr. Roger Zelt, MD

Dr. Roger Zelt, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Roger Zelt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

713 Washington Rd Ste 2

Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 93% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zelt "Dr. Zelt is a board certified ophthalmologist who provides advanced cataract and lens implant surgery, glaucoma treatment and surgery, diabetic and other retinal eye care, refractive treatment including laser vision correction, along with comprehensive eye care. He has extensive experience with microsurgery and lasers, and he serves as a surgical teacher for the University of Pittsburgh ophthalmology resident training program."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Upmc Mercy
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • U Of Pittsburgh Eye Ear Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zelt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zelt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zelt to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zelt'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
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