We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage near Taunton, MA.
- Conditions / Treatments▼
- Patient Demographic
- Online Communication
- Practice Affiliation
- Medicare Patient Conditions
- Medicare Patient Age
- Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility
- Medicare Patient Ethnicity
- Medicare Patient Gender
- Medical School
- Years Since Graduation
- Foreign Language
- Additional Information
Dr. Stephen Christiansen's medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. In his practice, Dr. Christiansen focuses on strabismus, glaucoma, and cataracts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA Boston Healthcare System - Jamaica Plain Division and Boston Medical Center (BMC). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He has an open panel. Dr. Christiansen attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. For his residency, Dr. Christiansen trained at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Christiansen has received include Secretariat Award, AAO; Best Teaching Faculty Award, Univ MN Dept Ophthalmol; and Best Doctors in America.
Relevant Interests: , Strabismus, Glaucoma, Eye Problems, Cataracts
All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Strabismus, Eye Problems
Dr. Steven Ness specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In his practice, he is particularly interested in macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Ness takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He trained at Boston Medical Center for residency. Dr. Ness has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. His professional affiliations include VA Boston Healthcare System - Jamaica Plain Division, Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Morton Hospital (Taunton, MA). He is open to new patients.
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. Tony Pira is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pira include cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, and eye problems. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Stanford University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has received distinctions including 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 affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Pira welcomes new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems
Dr. Susannah Rowe's specialties are public health & general preventive medicine and ophthalmology (eye disease). She practices in Taunton, MA and Boston, MA. Her education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Her areas of clinical interest consist of cataract surgery and cataracts. Dr. Rowe honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rowe (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Albanian, and Haitian Creole. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Rowe welcomes new patients.
Relevant Interests: , Cataracts
All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts
Dr. Jean Ramsey is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Ramsey's clinical interests include amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramsey takes. Awards and/or distinctions she has received 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 (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Chinese, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Ramsey is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Boston Medical Center (BMC), and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.
Relevant Interests: , Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems
Dr. Alexander Levine's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), comprehensive ophthalmology, and eye problems. Dr. Levine is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levine takes. He is accepting new patients. After attending the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school, Dr. Levine completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center.
Relevant Interests: , Eye Problems
All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems
pediatric ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage (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