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Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 56
Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD
4.9 (29 Ratings)
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Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Boston, MA.
Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD
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Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD

Ophthalmology* Age 56
Boston, MA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience
Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Boston, MA.

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Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Boston, MA and has 27 years experience. They graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1997 and completed a residency at Tufts Medical Center.They currently practice at Mass Eye And Ear. Dr. McCarthy has experience treating conditions like Glaucoma, Accommodation Disorders and Astigmatism among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. McCarthy received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 29 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. McCarthy is board certified in Ophthalmology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Glaucoma
Accommodation Disorders
Astigmatism
Glaucoma
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Accommodation Disorders
Astigmatism
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Diplopia
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Farsightedness
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Presbyopia
Stye
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Visual Field Defects
Cataract
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Chalazion
Eye Infections
Hordeolum
Senile Cataracts
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Blindness
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Esotropia
Eye Cancer
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Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular or Retinal Edema
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Brow Ptosis
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Cyst
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dislocation of Lens
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Esophoria
Exotropia
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Macular Hole
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Marfan Syndrome
Miosis
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Nerve Sheath Tumors
Night Blindness
Nystagmus
Ocular Syphilis
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Orbital Cellulitis
Orbital Fracture
Paralytic Strabismus
Periorbital Cellulitis
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoblastoma
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Serous Detachment Retina
Squamous Blepharitis
Tonic Pupil
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Xanthelasma of Eyelid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Coreoplasty
Cornea Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
  • Preferred Blue PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Tufts PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Massachusetts Eye and Ear Longwood
    800 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
  2. 2 Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Burlington
    41 Mall Rd, Burlington, MA 01805
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Sunday
    08:00 - 17:00
  3. 3 Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
    31 MALL RD, Burlington, MA 01803
  4. 4 Lahey Medical Center, Peabody
    1 Essex Center Dr, Peabody, MA 01960
  5. 5 Lahey Medical Center, Peabody
    1 Essex Center Dr, Peabody, MA 01960

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4.9
Based on 29 Reviews
5 Stars (27)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (0)

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Nov 13, 2023
I always walk away feeling well cared for. Many thanks.
— Nov 13, 2023
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1997. He specializes in Ophthalmology.
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Specialties*
Ophthalmology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
    1997
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Faulkner Hospital
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Tufts Medical Center
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. McCarthy's profile.

Dr. McCarthy frequently treats the following conditions: Glaucoma, Accommodation Disorders and Astigmatism. See more on Sharecare.

Yes, Dr. Brendan McCarthy, MD holds board certification in Ophthalmology.