Dr. Peter Augustus Rapoza MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Peter Rapoza is an ophthalmologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beverly Hospital and Cape Cod Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Rapoza accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Beverly Hospital and one of 62 at Cape Cod Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Turkish, French and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Transplants, Dry eye syndrome, Cataract, Cornea, Lasers, Lasik, Laser Vision Correction LASIK PRK Presbyopia correcting IOLs Cataract surgery Corneal transplantation DSEK Dry eyes Pterygium surgery Clinical trials

Hospital Affiliation

Beverly Hospital

Cape Cod Hospital

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Ranked #4 in Ophthalmology

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #4 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1983

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1983 - 1986

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1986 - 1987

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Laser in situ keratomileusis outcomes following radial keratotomy, astigmatic keratotomy, photorefractive keratectomy, and penetrating keratoplasty.
Afshari, N.A., Schirra, F., Rapoza, P.A., Talamo, J.H., Ludwig, K., Adelman, R.A., Kenyon, K.R.

The combined (Genesis) technique of radial keratotomy. A prospective, multicenter study. Refractive Keratoplasty Study Group.
Verity, S. M., Talamo, J. H., Chayet, A., Wolf, T. C., Rapoza, P., Schanzlin, D. J., Lane, S., Kenyon, K., Assil, K. K.

Temporary sutured tube-tarsorrhaphy: reversible eyelid closure technique.
Rapoza, P. A., Harrison, D. A., Bussa, J. J., Prestowitz, W. F., Dortzbach, R. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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