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Robert Spector, MD, FACS

Division Head, Ophthalmology

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


MD, Case Western Reserve University, 1975
BS, Case Western Reserve University, 1971

Neurology, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, 1976-1977
Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 1978-1981

Neuro-Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 1981-1982
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 1982-1983
Cornea and External Disease, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 1983
Refractive Surgery, Hunkeler Eye Clinical, 1994

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners (1976)
  • American Board of Ophthalmology (1982)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Robert Spector, MD, is a board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist and division head of ophthalmology at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Spector is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Spector’s clinical expertise includes pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric cornea and external disease, refractive surgery, and pediatric cataract care with pediatric intra-ocular lenses. 

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