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Robert Wertheimer MD - Ophthalmology - West Caldwell

Robert Wertheimer MD

Primary Specialties
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery-Laser
  • Surgery-Ophthalmology
  • Surgery-Refractive
  • Affiliations
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Address:
    Essex Eye Physicians
    195 Fairfield Avenue
    Suite 4B
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006
    Fax:
    (973) 228-4464
    Web Page:
    www.essexeye.com

    Secondary Office

    Address:
    Essex Eye Physicians
    213 Park Street
    Montclair, NJ 07042
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    Phone:
    (973) 744-7457

    Physician Information

    Dr. Wertheimer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. After medical school, Dr. Wertheimer completed a three year residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He became board certified in Internal Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and earned the distinction of scoring in the top decile of physicians nationwide. Dr. Wertheimer completed three additional years of advanced training specializing in medicine and surgery of the eyes at Nassau County Medical Center in New York where he also served as chief resident. Upon completion, he earned the distinction of becoming double board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Wertheimer has been in private practice since that time specializing in medicine and surgery of the eyes.

    He has performed thousands of surgical and laser procedures including no-stitch cataract surgery and LASIK. He has extensive training and a special interest in cataracts, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. He also spent several years at a regional trauma center and has extensive experience is treating traumatic eye injuries. Dr. Wertheimer is a diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has been listed as a top doctor in regional publications, and has received a patient’s choice award for outstanding patient feedback.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, 1992

    Internship: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1993

    Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1995 Nassau County Medical Center, Garden City, NY, 1998

    Accepted Health Plans

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.
    • Barnabas Employee Health Plan
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Oxford Health Plans