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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Brass, Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Brass has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Brass, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Brass graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
America's Most Compassionate Doctors *
Best Doctors Peer review selection of best doctors in America *
Golden Apple Award Teacher of the year for the Department of Ophthalmology *
Outstanding teaching, Family Practice residency program, Albany Medical College *
Patient's Choice Award *


Dr. Brass has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Albany Medical Center Hospital 
  • St Peter's Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert E Brass MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Robert E. Brass practice?
Dr. Robert Brass has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Brass practices Ophthalmology near Latham, NY.
See Latham Ophthalmologists.