Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD

Optometry  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD
Dr. Brown is a respected member of the Ohio optometric community. She has practiced in the tri-county area for over a decade and has held several leadership positions in her profession. Currently Dr. Brown is serving as President-Elect of the Ohio Optometric Association. She will assume the role of President in October, 2016. She is also a former Ohio Optometric Association Zone Governor. In 2009 she was named as Ohio's Young Optometrist of the year and Key Optometrist of the Year in 2008. In the optometric field, Dr. Brown volunteers for InfantSEE and Real Eyes Save Our Sight Classroom Initiative. The staff of Essential Vision Care is excited to work with an eye doctor that brings a wealth of experience to Salem as well as a strong academic background. Dr. Brown completed her residency through The Ohio State University at the Cleveland Veterans Administration Medical Center in hospital based optometry. She received her doctorate of optometry from the Southern College of Optometry and was awarded a B.S. from John Carroll University where she majored in biology. She is also a 1994 graduate of Salem Senior High School. Dr. Brown is an active member of the Salem community. She has recently served as president of the St. Paul Home and School Association. Her other activities also include membership in Kiwanis, the Salem Junior Mothers' Club, and The Dustin Huffman Memorial Scholarship Board. In 2008, Dr. Brown was a Mahoning Valley Young Professionals "Top 40 Under 40" honoree. She resides in Salem with her husband, Craig, and two sons, Aaron and Jack.

Essential Vision Care

389 N Ellsworth Ave

Salem, OH 44460

Contact Information

(330) 332-1200

Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD

Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • HumanaOne
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 8 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Brown

Care Philosophy

Essential Vision Care is dedicated to providing exceptional comprehensive vision care for you and your family.
...Read More
5

Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Retinal Diseases
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Brown does not have any board certifications listed.

20

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
18

Procedures

  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • John Carroll University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Professional Vision Care
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Roholt Vision Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Veterans Administration
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Southern College Of Optometry
    Other Education | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Brown has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Brown has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Brown does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Brown and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Brown's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brown to family and friends
2.9
based on 11 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Brown Says:

 Insurance. We participate in most insurance plans, including Medicare. If you are not insured by a plan we do business with, payment in full is expected at each visit. If you are insured by a plan we do business with, but don't have an up-to-date insurance card, payment in full for each visit is required until we can verify your coverage. Knowing your medical and vision...

more
Dr. Brown's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Salem, OH |
This is the rudest staff and doctor I have ever encountered. They did not listen at all to my concerns even though I had told them about physical problems and then took no responsibility for their errors.
Salem |
I have been going to the office for several years and the staff currently is very knowledgeable and friendly. I love the recent changes to the office. Looks great!
in Salem, OH |
FRONT DESK STAFF WERE UNHELPFUL WHEN MY ADULT DAUGHTER ARRIVED FOR HER FIRST APPOINTMENT. THE FRIST THING THEY DID WAS ASK HER FOR $40.00 UP FRONT BEFORE ANYTHING WAS DONE AS A 'FEE' WHEN WE HAD EXCELLENT EYE CARE COVERAGE. I HAD TO COME INTO TOWN MYSELF AS I COULD NOT DECIPHER FROM THE CLERK WHY THEY NEEDED THIS AMOUNT UP FRONT. EVENTUALLY, AFTER MAKING MYSELF VERY CLEAR AS TO WHAT OUR OBJECTIVE WAS, THEY SAID IT WAS FOR CONTACT LENS FITTING WHICH IS SUPPOSED TO BE INCLUDED IN COVERED SERVICES.
Have you seen Dr. Rebecca Brown, OD?
Are you Dr. Brown?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Brown

Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Brown accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Spectera
  • Superior Vision
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Benefits of America
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

View other providers with similar experience to find the right provider for you.

Optometry
(334)
Optometry
(278)
Optometry
(181)