Dr. Russell Cranston, MD

Dr. Russell Cranston, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Russell Cranston, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hornell, NY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Pa in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

364 Seneca Rd

Hornell, NY 14843

Contact Information

(607) 324-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
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more than 50% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
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more than 48% of peers
Optic Neuritis
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more than 45% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
8

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Cataract
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Senile Cataracts

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/28/2014)
    Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    Summary: Cranston, Russell Dennis MD: License # MD052971L: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician was disciplined by the proper licensing authority of another state. ACTION TAKEN: : The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has accepted the physician’s permanent voluntary SURRENDER of his license to practice the profession, along with any other licenses, registrations, certificates, approvals authorizations or permits issued to him by the Board.
    State: Pennsylvania
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (1/13/2014)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Med Coll Of Pa
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Geisinger Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Kresge Eye Inst-Wayne
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cranston has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cranston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cranston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cranston to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Cranston's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cranston accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Cranston has admitting privileges

Saint James Mercy Hospital
411 Canisteo St
Hornell, NY 14843
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Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
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