We found 32 ophthalmologists who accept MyBlue near South Miami, FL.

Dr. Audina M Berrocal, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
900 Nw 17th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Audina Berrocal is a retina specialist in Miami, FL and Naples, FL. Dr. Berrocal accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. She is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Retina Surgery

Sanjay Smith M.D. - MedEye Associates
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5858 Sw 68th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Sanjay Smith's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Smith is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Smith has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Pedro Francisco Lopez, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
8940 North Kendall Drive; Ste 400-e
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pedro Lopez is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Lopez speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Lopez attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for his residency. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Lopez include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Hodapp, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Hodapp is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending Harvard Medical School, she completed her residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Hodapp's areas of expertise include glaucoma. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Hodapp has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Roberto Warman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3200 South West 60th Court; Suite 103
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Warman specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Warman is a graduate of Emilio Aguinaldo College, De La Salle Health Sciences Institute, and La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Ochsner Medical Center's residency program. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Warman is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6705 Red Road; Suite 514
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Rashid Taher works as a retina specialist. Dr. Taher obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Taher speaks Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Stacey Jill Kruger, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
8585 Sw 72nd Street; Suite 201
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stacey Kruger's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include strabismus. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kruger accepts. She graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Kruger is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Morris Edward Guthrie III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
8585 Sunset Drive; Suite 201
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Morris Guthrie practices pediatric ophthalmology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guthrie include strabismus. His professional affiliations include Plantation General Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. Dr. Guthrie accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for residency.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Jay Harris Levy, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6705 Red Road; Suite 514
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jay Levy is a retina specialist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Levy is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He is affiliated with Larkin Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Louis Kasner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
8940 North Kendall Drive; Suite 400-e
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Louis Kasner is an ophthalmologist in Miami, FL. Dr. Kasner's education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. His clinical interests include diabetes, cataracts, and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kasner's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Cataracts, Retina Problems

Dr. Zachary Kaufmann Segal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5858 Sw 68 Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Zachary Segal is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Homestead, FL, Miami, FL, and South Miami, FL. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Segal has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma, cataracts, and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Segal is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Alan J Segal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5858 Sw 68th Street
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alan Segal is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of glaucoma, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. Dr. Segal is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Georgetown University Hospital for residency. Dr. Segal is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma

Dr. Alberto Joaquin Aran, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1097 S Le Jeune Road; Third Floor
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alberto Aran is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Hialeah, FL. Dr. Aran's clinical interests encompass refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aran takes. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Aran has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Aran Eye Associates.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Cataracts

Dr. Hong Jiang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1150 Nw 14th Street; Suite 609
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Hong Jiang is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Jiang graduated from Zhejiang University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jiang accepts.

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Clinical interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Wilfredo Constantino Lara, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
351 Nw 42nd Avenue; Suite 302
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Wilfredo Lara practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lara takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5950 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Bruno specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in South Miami, FL. In Dr. Bruno's practice, he is particularly interested in cataracts. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Dr. Bruno (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.
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