Dr. Robert D. Cunningham, a highly respected African American ophthalmologist, has made significant contributions to the field of ophthalmology throughout his career spanning over 40 years. Following in the footsteps of his father, Robert M. Cunningham, MD, he continues the legacy of their family business, which has been serving the community since 1968, when his father became the first Black ophthalmologist in New Jersey.
As a general ophthalmologist, Dr. Cunningham specializes in cataract and glaucoma surgery, and he is skilled in performing laser procedures. With a deep commitment to providing comprehensive eye care, he has dedicated his expertise to enhancing the vision and well-being of countless patients.
Dr. Cunningham's impact extends far beyond his practice. He has actively served his community through participation in numerous health fairs, where he educates the public about eye health and conducts screenings for early detection of ocular conditions. Additionally, he serves as the dedicated ophthalmologist for the Irvington Board of Education, ensuring the visual health of students from kindergarten to eighth grade.
In his practice, Dr. Cunningham focuses on patients aged 16 and above, offering specialized care tailored to their individual needs. Whether it's diagnosing and treating common eye conditions or performing intricate surgeries, he consistently delivers exceptional care with precision and compassion.