We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Taunton, MA.
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Dr. Stephen Christiansen is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. His areas of expertise include strabismus, glaucoma, and cataracts. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Christiansen accepts. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete his residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He has received distinctions including Secretariat Award, AAO; Best Teaching Faculty Award, Univ MN Dept Ophthalmol; and Best Doctors in America. He is professionally affiliated with VA Boston Healthcare System - Jamaica Plain Division and Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Christiansen's practice is open to new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Strabismus, Glaucoma, Eye Problems, Cataracts
All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Strabismus, Eye Problems
Dr. Tony Pira's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Pira focuses on cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, and eye problems. He is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. Dr. Pira is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Director of Adult Ophthalmologic Services, Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center Eye Clinic; Associate Residency Program Director, Boston University Department of Opthalmology; and Clinical Director, Department of Ophthalmology, 2015-present. He is open to new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems
Dr. Steven Ness is a retina specialist. Dr. Ness attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Ness include macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is professionally affiliated with VA Boston Healthcare System - Jamaica Plain Division, Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ness's office for an appointment.
Relevant Interests: , Macular Hole, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment
All Interests: Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment
Dr. Jean Ramsey is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Ramsey (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Chinese, and Haitian Creole. Her areas of clinical interest consist of amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and comprehensive ophthalmology. She is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Before performing her residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Ramsey attended Boston University School of Medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Ramsey include: Magna Cum Laude, B.U. School of Medicine President Mass Soc of Eye Physician Surg; Vice-President of BUSM Alpha Omega Alpha Hewlett-Packard Company Medical Group Award, graduation; and Resident Educator Award Am Acad of Ophthal, Board of Trustees. Dr. Ramsey is open to new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems
Dr. Susannah Rowe sees patients in Taunton, MA and Boston, MA. Her medical specialties are public health & general preventive medicine and ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in cataract surgery and cataracts. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Rowe completed her residency training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Rowe (or staff) speaks Spanish, Albanian, and Haitian Creole. She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Her practice is open to new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Cataracts
All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts
Dr. Alexander Levine's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Levine's areas of expertise consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), comprehensive ophthalmology, and eye problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His training includes residency programs at Boston Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. He is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Levine's office for an appointment.
Relevant Interests: , Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems
pediatric ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 (1)?
- Amblyopia, or lazy eye
- Eye alignment problems, such as strabismus
- Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness
- Congenital cataracts, when a baby is born with a cloudy lens in the eye
- Eye injuries
- Vision problems caused by health issues that affect the whole body, such as juvenile diabetes or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
- Prescription lenses, including glasses and contacts
- Prescription medications to treat infections or inflammation
- Other medical treatments, such as eye patches, tear duct massage, or eye exercises
- Surgical procedures, such as those to repair blocked tear ducts or correct eye alignment
- Laser treatments for retinopathy
- 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
- Refractive disorders, such as myopia and astigmatism, which require lenses to correct the vision
- Glaucoma, a condition where increased pressure within the eye leads to damage to the optic nerve, the nerve that carries light images from the eye to the brain
- Dry eye, where there are insufficient tears to lubricate the eye
- Common infections of the eye, such as conjunctivitis