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Dr. John Legarreta, MD

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Overview

Dr. John Legarreta, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Cheektowaga, NY. They completed their fellowship with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami

Dr. Legarreta works at Legarreta Eye Center in Cheektowaga, NY with other offices in Lockport, NY and Williamsville, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Blepharitis and Dry Eyes along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Legarreta Eye Center
    2720 Union Rd, Cheektowaga, NY 14227 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 668-3030
  2. 2
    Legarreta Eye Center
    667 Davison Rd, Lockport, NY 14094 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 433-0091
  3. 3
    Williamsville Office
    1301 N Forest Rd Ste 7, Williamsville, NY 14221 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 633-2203

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus

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    Dec 07, 2021
    My visit is known by all of my friends and neighbors because of the excellent care I receive.
    Mary T Jefferies — Dec 07, 2021
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    About Dr. John Legarreta, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1629395892
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Internship
    Undergraduate School
    • New York University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. John Legarreta, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Legarreta is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Legarreta has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Legarreta has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Legarreta has seen patients for Blepharitis and Dry Eyes, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Legarreta on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Legarreta. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Legarreta.

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