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We found 24 ophthalmologists who accept MyBlue near Tampa, FL.

Dr. Peter Reed Pavan, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4414 Dale Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Peter Pavan works as a retina specialist. Dr. Pavan's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment. He is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health, James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH), and Tampa General Hospital (TGH). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Pavan attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and the University Hospitals, Cleveland for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cancer, Melanoma, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy Elizabeth Williams-Wallace, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3115 W Swann Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Nancy Williams-Wallace sees patients in Palm Harbor, FL, Tampa, FL, and Valrico, FL. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Williams-Wallace's clinical interests include macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and contact lenses. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Williams-Wallace takes. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Contact Lenses

Dr. Jeffrey Ian Kasper, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kasper practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Saint Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL. His areas of expertise consist of macular degeneration, uveitis, and scleral buckle. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Kasper graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kasper completed a residency program at Georgetown University Hospital. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and Northside Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Scleral Buckle, Laser Photocoagulation, Pneumatic Retinopexy, YAG Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Jay Scheiner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Adam Scheiner's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Scheiner's areas of expertise include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Scheiner is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Scheiner completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Swetangiben Deenesh Bhaleeya, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Swetangi Bhaleeya's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bhaleeya include macular degeneration, macular hole, and uveitis. Dr. Bhaleeya takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). Dr. Bhaleeya's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Retinal Detachment

Dr. Geoffrey Malcom Kwitko, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
608 S Tampania Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Tampa, FL. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Dr. Kwitko performed his residency at Kresge Eye Institute. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. In addition to English, Dr. Kwitko speaks French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Eye Problems

Dr. David Hayes Leach, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 W Dr Mlk Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Leach's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Leach's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, LASIK, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Leach speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Laser Surgery, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, Cornea Transplant, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4129 N Armenia Avenue; Suite A
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Edward Rosanelli's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosanelli include glaucoma. Patient ratings for Dr. Rosanelli average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosanelli honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 West Mlk Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Anna Nogales' medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Nogales is conversant in Spanish. She has indicated that her clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Nogales's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Morris Edward Guthrie III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Sjh Med Arts Building, 3rd Fl - Physician's Specialty
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Morris Guthrie's medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. In his practice, Dr. Guthrie focuses on strabismus. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Guthrie graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Guthrie's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Ronald Lewis Seeley, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Seeley is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, radial keratotomy, and anterior segment diseases. Dr. Seeley is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Seeley graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Radial Keratotomy, Anterior Segment Diseases, Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Cornea ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Christopher Peden, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
602 S Macdill Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Marc Peden is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Peden attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Peden trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He has a special interest in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Michael Joel Levitt, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3115 W Swann Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michael Levitt is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Patients gave Dr. Levitt an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in macular degeneration, uveitis, and eye surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Levitt's training includes a residency program at Boston Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Implant Surgery, Eye Surgery, YAG Laser Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Uveitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
501 N Howard Avenue; Suite 100
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Warren Scherer works as an ophthalmologist in Tampa, FL. Dr. Scherer has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Timothy Robert Lorenzen, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3000 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Timothy Lorenzen, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lorenzen attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lorenzen include macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and laser surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Lorenzen speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
501 N Howard Avenue; Suite 100
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. William Layden's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include glaucoma. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Layden graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.