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Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

Dr. Gareth Lema, MD

Age 43 Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery M
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Dr. Gareth Lema, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Lema completed a residency at The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY at Buffalo. He currently practices at Arnold I Edelman and is affiliated with Buffalo General Medical Center. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Lema is board certified in Ophthalmology.


  • University of Rochester School of Medicine, Fellowship Hospital — 2013
  • The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences SUNY at Buffalo, Residency Hospital — 2011
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Internship Hospital — 2008

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  1. Practice

    1. 1
      Arnold I Edelman
      1176 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14209 Existing Patients: (716) 881-7900
  1. New York Eye & Ear Mount Sinai

    1. 2
      Mount Sinai Hospital Ophthalmology Faculty Practice
      17 E 102nd St, New York, NY 10029 Existing Patients: (212) 241-0939

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Very kind and caring doctor.....very knowledgeable too...treating me for diabetes complications that is affecting my vision.
Mary Ann in Buffalo NY — Oct 01, 2016
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Dr. Lema frequently treats Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair), Macular Hole, and Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Degraff Memorial Hospital
  • ECMC Health Campus