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We found 28 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Leawood, KS.

Dr. John Everett Sutphin Jr., MD
Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases
7400 State Line Road
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. John Sutphin is a Prairie Village, KS physician who specializes in corneal and external diseases. His education and training includes medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Sutphin's areas of expertise include vision problems, uveitis, and refractive surgery (vision correction surgery). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Sutphin has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Dry Eye Syndrome, Cataracts, Vision Problems, Anterior Segment Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,771
  • Medicare Cost: $617
Dr. Nelson Raymond Sabates, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
Sabates Eye Center - Prairie Village; 3800 W. 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Nelson Sabates is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In addition to English, Dr. Sabates speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include cataracts. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Sabates is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sabates accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Laser Treatment, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 247
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,950
  • Medicare Cost: $634
Dr. Abraham K Poulose, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Abraham Poulose's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: comprehensive ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Poulose takes. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Poulose performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Poulose is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 84
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,891
  • Medicare Cost: $625
Dr. Paul Michael Munden, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
9318 State Line Road
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Paul Munden specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Prairie Village, KS and Leawood, KS. Before completing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Munden attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Munden include eye injuries, glaucoma, and intraocular lens (IOL) implant. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, Dr. Munden speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,168
  • Medicare Cost: $605
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
11005 W 60th Street; Suite 210
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Robert Thompson, who practices in Shawnee Mission, KS and Leavenworth, KS, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Thompson include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health and Menorah Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thompson honors. He attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Dr. Thompson speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $625
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1004 Carondelet Drive; #405
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. James Overlease is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Kansas City, MO and Warrensburg, MO. Before completing his residency at St. Luke's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Overlease attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Overlease takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,785
  • Medicare Cost: $613
Dr. Michael Craig Stiles, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7200 West 129 Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Michael Stiles' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Stiles has a special interest in glaucoma. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Stiles is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Clinical Interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 214
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $564
Dr. William Abraham White, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7500 State Line Road; Suite 100
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. W. White's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, glasses, and graves disease. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. White is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Glasses, Graves Disease, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Tumor, External Eye Diseases, Dry Eye ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,708 - $2,758
  • Medicare Cost: $633 - $797
Dr. Rohit Krishna, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Rohit Krishna's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Krishna's clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Krishna has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,886
  • Medicare Cost: $629
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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
7400 State Line Road; Suite 100
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Keith Warren specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Warren include retinal detachment repair, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Warren is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Warren trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for his residency. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Retina Problems, Retinal Detachment Repair, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Vitreous Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,500
  • Medicare Cost: $654
Dr. Kevin Patrick Pikey, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Kevin Pikey is an ophthalmologist. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Pikey attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 63
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,909
  • Medicare Cost: $639
Dr. Komal B Desai, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Komal Desai's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Desai has a special interest in eye surgery and eye cancer. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo, Dr. Desai attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Clinical Interests: Eye Surgery, Eye Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,779
  • Medicare Cost: $647
Dr. Timothy Andrew Walline, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Timothy Walline's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. After completing medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Dr. Walline performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , cataract surgery

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 251
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,774
  • Medicare Cost: $602
Dr. Michael A Cassell, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Michael Cassell is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Cassell's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems, Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,809
  • Medicare Cost: $608
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3830 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Joseph Parelman is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parelman include comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 340
  • Uninsured Cost: $182 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $32 - $683
Dr. Miranda Nabil Bishara, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7400 State Line Road; Suite 100
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Miranda Bishara practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise include eye injuries, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and intraocular lens (IOL) implant. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bishara attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. She is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Bishara's professional affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: External Eye Diseases, Dry Eye Syndrome, Botox Injection, Cataracts, Anterior Segment Surgery, Eye ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,775 - $3,237
  • Medicare Cost: $621 - $784

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What is Cataract Surgery?

A cataract is a cloudy, dull area that develops in the lens of the eye, usually in people over the age of 55. It is sometimes linked to a deficiency in certain nutrients, especially lutein, zinc, and vitamin E. Cataracts can cause significant vision loss and even blindness. Cataract surgery is a procedure to remove the damaged lens and replace it with an artificial lens, making it possible to see clearly again.

Cataract surgery is a relatively simple surgery, performed under local anesthetic, which usually takes less than an hour. The ophthalmologist makes a tiny incision in the corner of the eye and removes the old lens. Then the new lens, which is permanent and made of plastic, is inserted. There are different kinds of replacement lenses available, just as there are different kinds of lenses for eyeglasses. Monofocal lenses are good for distance but will require the use of reading glasses for near vision. Bifocal lenses have different focal points for near and far vision depending on the angle at which you look through the lens. There are even adjustable lenses that can shift between near and far vision with the movement of your eye muscles.

If both eyes require surgery, usually the ophthalmologist does one eye at a time to allow your vision on one side to heal before performing surgery on the other. After surgery, you can typically go home right away, although driving is not recommended. There is not usually much pain, but you might feel an itching sensation for the first day or two as the incision in your eye heals. It may take several weeks for your vision to fully adapt to the new lens.