Dr. William Potter, MD

Dr. William Potter, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
(22)
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Dr. William Potter, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Stamford, CT and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1985 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.

2046 W Main St Ste 2

Stamford, CT 06902

Contact Information

(203) 869-3082

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Golden Rule
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Potter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Exotropia
normal
more than 78% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
normal
more than 77% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Potter'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Strabismus Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Danbury Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Potter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Potter's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Potter to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Potter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...more
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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...more
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