Dr. Craig Sklar MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Craig Sklar is an ophthalmologist in Waterbury, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Connecticut Children's Medical Center and Saint Mary's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Sklar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and one of 18 at Saint Mary's Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Clinical Interests: Retina, Macular degeneration, Vascular, Diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous, Retinal vascular diseases

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1983–1986

Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1986–1987

Staten Island University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1983

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 26 years in Ophthalmology

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Is intravitreal bevacizumab an effective treatment option for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy?
Prescott, C. R., Sklar, C. A., Lesser, R. L., Adelman, R. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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