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Dr. Robert William Mason, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Baton Rouge, LA, with other offices in Birmingham, AL and Covington, LA (and 10 other locations). He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Mason is affiliated with Gulf Breeze Hospital. He speaks Spanish and English.
Graduated in 1996
Dr. Robert Mason is a fellowship-trained and board-certified ophthalmologist sub-specializing in medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the retina and vitreous, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. With a dual fellowship in cornea and external disease, Dr. Mason brings a unique perspective and versatility of practice to his patients and colleagues. Dr. Mason is the recipient of several awards including a grant for the research of age-related macular degeneration. Additionally, he was the first fellow selected for St. John's Ophthalmic Hospital's cornea fellowship in the Middle East where he provided indigent care to the underserved for six months. His other achievements include numerous academic honors. Over the past 15 years Dr. Mason has participated in several medical research projects. Some of his notable experience includes co-investigating two national clinical trials on break-through medications for treatment of age-related macular degeneration and blood vessel diseases of the eye. He also participated in revolutionary retinal transplant research as well as glaucoma research. his leadership in medical research, Dr. Mason has provided lectures to doctors on a variety of topics and was a course instructor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Mason served as one of two ophthalmologists in a major North Carolina practice where he developed a co-managing relationship with more than 100 optometrists. Dr. Mason is a member of the American Society of Retinal Surgeons, the American Ophthalmology Association, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Medical Association, and other professional organizations. Dr. Mason earned his undergraduate degree from The University of Oklahoma. He then obtained his medical education at the prestigious Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Mason's internship and residency were both completed at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas. He also completed two fellowships for additional specialized training in Vitreoretinal Medicine from South Texas Retina Consultants as well as Cornea and External Disease from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Mason brings his wealth of experience and dedication to compassionate patient care to patients throughout the area, including those seeking retina services in Jasper.