Dr. Robert E Brass, MD - Reviews

Ophthalmology Latham, NY

About Dr. Robert E Brass MD

Dr. Robert E Brass, MD is a doctor primarily located in Latham, NY. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Brass has received 6 awards.

Location

Get Directions Brass Eye Center 713 Troy Schenectady Rd Ste 135 Latham, NY 12110
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Specialties

Dr. Robert E Brass has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Robert E Brass has the following 13 expertise

  • Vision Issues
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Pain
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Exam
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration

Awards

6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

Education

New York Medical College

Residency

New York Medical College

Medical School

New York Medical College

Medical School

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More about Dr. Robert E Brass

EDUCATION 1986 - 1990 Doctor of Medicine University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 1980 - 1984 BS "With Distinction", Double Major: Chemical Engineering and Technical Communications, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY POSTGRADUATE TRAINING 1994 - 1995 Fellowship, Cornea, External Disease, Keratorefractive Surgery University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 1991 - 1994 Resident, Department of Ophthalmology Chief Resident 1993-94 New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 1990 - 1991 Intern, Department of Medicine Saint Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI POSITIONS HELD 2009 %u2013 Present Associate Director Lions Eye Bank, Albany NY 2007 - Present Ophthalmology Advisor and Mentor to Albany chapter of Unite For Sight. A group of medical students who have identified ophthalmology as a possible career specialty. 2001 %u2013 2009 Medical Advisor, Lions Eye Bank, Albany NY 1995 - 1997 Cornea Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology Veteran%u2019s Administration Hospital, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1994 - 1995 Clinical Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI PUBLICATIONS 2011 %u201COCT Imaging for the Rest of Us.%u201D Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe 2011 %u201CWhat is the Best Test to Follow Glaucomatous Optic Nerve Damage? 2010 %u201COCT: The Must Have Technology for all Ophthalmologists. 2009 New Modalities in Evaluation of the Keratoplasty Patient. Penetrating Keratoplasty - Preoperative Tests and Evaluations Corneal Surgery: 2005 Preoperative Evaluation of the Keratoplasty Patient. Cornea. 2004 Preoperative tests and evaluations, Penetrating Keratoplasty Clinical Atlas of Procedures in Ophthalmic Surgery. 1999 Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery - Pre-operative Tests and Evaluations. 1997 Preoperative Evaluation of the Keratoplasty Patient. Cornea. PRESENTATIONS 2011 Best Paper of Session %u201CComparison of Central Corneal Power Measurement Using Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Scheimpflug Imaging%u201D ASCRS, San Diego, 2011 2011 %u201CComparison of Central Corneal Thickness Using Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Scheimpflug Imaging, ASCRS, San Diego, 2011 2011 %u201COCT measurement of the Human Cornea to measure Corneal Thickness and Corneal Power.%u201D American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons; San Diego. 2011 %u201CCorneal Evaluation and Calculating Intraocular Lens Powers in Post LASIK Eyes", Oculus booth lecture, ASCRS, San Diego, 2011 2010 %u201CTreatment of Meibomitis and Dry Eye.%u201D Dinner presentation for local and regional Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. 2010 %u201CMultifocal and Aspheric intraocular lenses.%u201D Dinner presentation to local and regional Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. 2010 %u201COCT measurement of the Human Cornea to measure Corneal Thickness and Corneal Power.%u201D American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting; Chicago. 2010 %u201CLASIK Corneal Evaluation and Intraocular Lens Calculation in Post LASIK Eyes.%u201D 2010 %u201CAnterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography.%u201D presented at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons annual meeting HONORS AND AWARDS 2012 - 2013 America's Most Compassionate Doctors. 2010 - 2012 %u201CBest Doctors%u201D Peer review selection of best doctors in America. 2008 - 2012 Patient%u2019s Choice Award 2008 Golden Apple Award %u2013 Teacher of the year for the Department of Ophthalmology Albany Medical College, Albany, NY. 2002- 2011 Outstanding teaching, Family Practice residency program, Albany Medical Center Hospital 1993 - 1994 Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, New York Medical College 1993 - 1994 Elected Ophthalmology resident representative to executive council New York Medical College 1986 Outstanding Problem Solving Award in Engineering and Management.

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