Salem, MAPhone: 978-741-1200
About Peter Rapoza, MD
Dr. Rapoza is an internationally recognized Ophthalmologist in refractive surgery, cataract surgery and the medical and surgical treatment of the cornea and ocular surface. Dr. Rapoza graduated with distinction from Northwestern University where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He received his medical degree with honors from the Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Rapoza completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics. He completed his residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Rapoza worked in Tanzania on the team performing a pivotal study of the causes of blindness in sub-Saharan Africa and uncovering important clues to the transmission of the blinding disorder trachoma.
Dr. Rapoza was awarded a Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship to pursue his subspecialty training in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was named the Director of Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery and pursued a full-time academic career for six years.
Dr. Rapoza was an investigator in studies on radial and astigmatic keratotomy, photorefractive keratectomy, LASIK, corneal transplantation and cataract surgery. He has also participated in numerous clinical trials for ophthalmic pharmaceutical agents for the tretment of corneal transplant rejection, ocular inflammation in cataract surgery, dry eye and ocular infection. Dr. Rapoza has been selected by his peers as one of "America's Top Ophthalmologists", is listed in "Best Doctors in America" and in Trusted LASIK Surgeons", an elite group comprising the top 1% of LASIK, refractive & cataract surgeons in the United States.
North Shore Physicians Group
81 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
- MD, University of Chicago
- Residency, Johns Hopkins University
- Fellowship, University of Wisconsin
American Board Certifications
- Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology
Accepted Insurance Plans
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
- Cigna (PAL #'s)
- Fallon Community HealthCare
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
- Mass General Brigham Health Plan - ACD
- Mass General Brigham Health Plan - PBO
- Medicare ACO - PBO
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
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