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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Lesser is Average. Dr. Lesser has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 2.6
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 2.3
Spends Time with Me 2.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Eye Diseases
  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optic Nerve Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Lesser graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)


Dr. Lesser has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Medical Center Petrie Division 
  • Hartford Hospital 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • Hebrew
  • German
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert L Lesser MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Robert L. Lesser practice?
Dr. Robert Lesser has 4 office locations.
Dr. Robert Lesser practices Ophthalmology near New Haven, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Southbury, CT and Waterbury, CT.
See New Haven Ophthalmologists.