Dr. William Potter, MD

Dr. William Potter, MD


Pediatric Ophthalmology | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Potter specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology and practices in Stamford, CT. He practices at 1 location.

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Danbury, CT |
Wow, just went for a visit with Dr. Potter for my son per a recommendation of a friend. We live an hour away, he was worth the drive. He immediately calmed my sons nerves and took the time to explain What he was doing in a way that he could understand. He was excellent we will definitely doing our follow up with him.
in New York, NY |
Fancy space, nice office. Incompetent health care. Doctor was arrogant and smug. Despite his opinion of his superior knowledge, both he and his associate misdiagnosed my daughter's eye condition. Thank god I had the insight to take her directly to Yale despite these two doctors' opinions. She needed to be admitted to the hospital immediately to stave off permanent eye damage.
New Milford, CT |
Would not recommend Dr. Potter to anyone. He is arrogant, moody and rude. He was quite unprofssional and judgmental with me and I could not wait to get away from him.
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      Dr. Potter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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      •  Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
      •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Adult Strabismus
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Blepharitis
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Cataract Surgery Complications
      • Chalazion
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Diplopia
      • Dry Eyes
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Disease
      • Eye Infections
      • Eye Muscle Disorders
      • Eye Trauma
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Floaters
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Hypertropia
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Nystagmus
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
      • Pediatric Strabismus
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Visual Field Defects


      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1985

      • Internship Hospital
        Danbury Hosp
      • Residency Hospital
        New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
        Wills Eye Hosp

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      • Pediatric Ophthalmology
      • Ophthalmology

      Procedures Performed

      • Anterior Vitrectomy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Eye Examination
      • Eye Procedure
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyeglasses
      • Glaucoma Treatment
      • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Strabismus Surgery
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery