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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Greenfield, MA.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
33 Riddell Street
Greenfield, MA
 

Dr. John Warren specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His education and training includes medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Warren's areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Warren has received professional recognition including the following: Claes Dohlman Society Award; Aos-Knap Fellowship; and Heed Foundation Fellowship. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Dr. Pierre R Alfred, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
33 Riddell Street; Suite 2
Greenfield, MA
 

Dr. Pierre Alfred's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma. Patients rated Dr. Alfred highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Alfred (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
33 Riddell Street
Greenfield, MA
 

Dr. Rahul Patel sees patients in Greenfield, MA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University and then he performed his residency at OhioHealth - Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus and the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Patel has a closed panel.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
33 Riddell Street
Greenfield, MA
 

Dr. David Lotufo works as an ophthalmologist. In his practice, Dr. Lotufo focuses on glaucoma. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lotufo's office for an appointment. Dr. Lotufo attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. His distinctions include: Diamond Award, Harvard Community Health Plan; Peer Recognition Award, Harvard Community Health; and Plan.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

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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.