Dr. Steven Rose, MD

Dr. Steven Rose, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Steven Rose, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

160 Sawgrass Dr Ste 200

Rochester, NY 14620

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 91% of peers
Retina Diseases
more than 86% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Rose'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

4  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • U Rochester Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • U Rochester Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mass Ee-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rose has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rose's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rose's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I don't usually do reviews but l am forced to make an exception! Dr.Rose performed a Vitrectomy with macular pucker surgery on my right eye. I found the experience from beginning to end extremely professional, the staff was friendly and obviously very knowledgeable about every aspect of patient...more
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I love this doctor. I want to take him home and keep him forever. He did my eye surgery to remove my floaters which were preventing me from seeing clearly. I was terrified. The morning of surgery he was able to put me at ease with a few subtle jokes which i appreciated. During my surgery at the...more
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Ms. Neely, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience, we appreciate the feedback. Sherri W - Exec Dir

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Absolutely amazing doctor, and wonderful bedside manners. What child likes going to the doctors, my son actually looks forward to seeing him, My son who is 11 has Best Disease and Macular Degeneration and Dr. Rose came HIGHLY recommended. The girls at the front desk need to be more friendly because...more
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Lisa, Thank you so much for the feedback! We are pleased to hear that you are happy with your son's care and couldn't be more pleased that your son feels so strongly for Dr. Rose. It is our goal to provide excellent care in a friendly and caring environment. We appreciate your comments and we will make every effort to address your concerns relative to our staff. Please feel free to reach out to me directly with any concerns you have. Sherri W - Exec Dir

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