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Dr. Stephen Anesi, MD

4.6 (31)
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Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephen Anesi, MD

Dr. Stephen Anesi, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Waltham, MA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital. Dr. Anesi, completed a residency at Nassau Co Med Ctr, Ophthalmology Nassau Co Med Ctr, General Surgery|Nassau University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Anesi an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Anesi works at Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) in Waltham, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Macular or Retinal Edema, Acute Endophthalmitis and Endophthalmitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Anesi's Office Locations

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    Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution
    1440 Main St Ste 201STE 201, Waltham, MA 02451 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (781) 891-6377
    08:00 - 17:00
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  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mount Auburn Hospital

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Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Vasculitis
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Acute Retinal Necrosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Diseases
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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Varicella Zoster
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Anterior Vitrectomy
Anti-VEGF Therapy
Cornea Transplant
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetes Eye Care
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
Eye Surgery
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
Intravitreal Injection
Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
LipiFlow® Procedure
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Pterygium Surgery
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Steroid Injection
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Vitreous Surgery
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
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    About Dr. Stephen Anesi, MD

    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1003052788
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    Education & Certifications

    • Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution|Ocular Immunology and Uveitis
    • Nassau Co Med Ctr, Ophthalmology Nassau Co Med Ctr, General Surgery|Nassau University Medical Center
    • UCLA Department of Surgery|UCLA Medical Center David Geffen School Med
    Medical Education
    • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Stephen Anesi, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Anesi is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Anesi has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Anesi works at Massachusetts Eye Research and Surgery Institution (MERSI) in Waltham, MA. View the full address on Dr. Anesi’s profile.

    Dr. Anesi has seen patients for Macular or Retinal Edema, Acute Endophthalmitis and Endophthalmitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Anesi on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    31 patients have reviewed Dr. Anesi. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Anesi.

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