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We found 9 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Boston, MA.

Dr. Edward Michael Barnett, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Edward Barnett's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barnett studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Barnett trained at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for his residency. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Daniel John Townsend, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
C/o Prooptical; C/o Prooptical
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Daniel Townsend, who practices in Boston, MA and Andover, MA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmic plastic surgery. Dr. Townsend's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of facial problems, plastic surgery procedures, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Nantucket Cottage Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Townsend is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Mayo Medical School, he performed his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has received the following distinctions: Boston Super Doctors; American Academy Of Ophthalmology Achievement; and Award. Dr. Townsend (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Blepharospasm, Plastic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter A D Rubin, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
44 Washington Street
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Peter Rubin practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Rubin has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has a special interest in cosmetic surgery. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Rubin has an open panel. After completing medical school at Yale School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rubin include: Senior Achievement Award: American Academy Ophthalmology; Visiting Surgeon, Orbis International.; and Associate editor, Ophthalmology.. Dr. Rubin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lithuanian, Spanish, and Russian.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Michael D Tibbetts, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Michael Tibbetts is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tibbetts completed his residency training at Wills Eye Institute. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tibbetts is closed to new patients at this time.

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Dr. Sarwat Salim, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Sarwat Salim specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Salim's clinical interests encompass glaucoma. Dr. Salim is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, Dr. Salim completed Dr. Salim's residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Belal Bakir works as an ophthalmologist in Reading, MA and Boston, MA. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Bakir attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Neha Sangal is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Boston, MA. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Sangal completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinctions: Harvey Z Klein Award and Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow Award. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Victoria Chang's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Chang graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for her residency. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chang include: ASCRS Foundation Resident Excellence Award; Medical Scholars Program (MSP): 7- year BS/MD dual degree program; and Edward W.D. Norton Award: Outstanding Performance in Ophthalmology. Unfortunately, Dr. Chang is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1101 Beacon Street; Suite 6
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Maheen Haque is an ophthalmologist in Brookline, MA. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Haque studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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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.