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About Dr. Robert B Kaufman
Dr. Robert B Kaufman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bethesda, MD, with other offices in Rockville, MD and Damascus, MD . He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Kaufman is affiliated with Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center and Medstar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Kaufman has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Robert B Kaufman has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. Robert B Kaufman has the following 11 expertise
- Corneal Diseases
- Eye Exam
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
- Refractive Surgical Procedures
Dr. Robert B Kaufman is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr Kaufman performed my elderly relative's surgery, even after he knew the insurance was not going to pay him. He is a very caring, compassionate man. He also takes the time to discuss the photographs in his office.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
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.
Dr. Kaufman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
47 Years Experience
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Graduated in 1971
University Of Pennsylvania Health System
Dr. Robert B Kaufman accepts the following insurance providers.
- Anthem KeyCare PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
- CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
- CareFirst Maryland POS
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry Southern Health PPO
- First Health PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
- UHC Options PPO
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