Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla, MD

Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Erie, PA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from UNIV OF NC CHAPEL HILL SCH OF MED in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

311 W 24th St Ste 401

Erie, PA 16502

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
more than 87% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 85% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Kuruvilla's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kuruvilla "Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla, M.D. is a Board Certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and corneal disorders. He attended college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with Honors and Distinction. He earned his medical degree (M.D.) from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. After completing his Internship in Internal Medicine at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC, he went on to complete his residency in Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kuruvilla also completed advanced fellowship training in corneal transplant and refractive surgery at Corneal Associates of New Jersey. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ North Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Moses Cone Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Corneal Assoc NJ/St Barnabus Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuruvilla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuruvilla to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 3
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Dr. Kuruvilla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Kuruvilla is an outstanding professional capable of explaining every aspect of his work in terms a non-medical person like me can understand and appreciate. Additionally he is a very skilled surgeon and completed the work to what I would classify as perfection. He is continuing to treat my Dry...more
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Dr. Kuruvilla took his time to really listen my concerns and made sure all of my questions were answered before my surgery. He was very nice and knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.
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My sister was treated for Fuchs dystrophy and since this can run in families, it was recommended that I also be monitored for it. I have seen Dr. Kuruvilla twice for check-ups. Each time he is friendly and professional, as well as being very knowledgeable. I am satisfied with the care I am...more
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