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We found 11 providers matching cataract surgery and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Saint Joseph, MO.

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Dr. Nelson Raymond Sabates, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Nelson Sabates' area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Sabates's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Sabates include cataracts. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Sabates has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Sabates is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center.

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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
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Abraham Poulose is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Poulose is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Poulose has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He 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
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Scott Murphy specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Murphy's clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy's residency was performed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Aurora Health Care. His professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center and Mosaic Life Care.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 365
  • Uninsured Cost: $684 - $771
  • Medicare Cost: $583 - $751
Dr. William E Burr Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. William Burr works as an ophthalmologist in Saint Joseph, MO. These areas are among Dr. Burr's clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for residency. Dr. Burr is affiliated with Wright Memorial Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and Mosaic Life Care.

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Clinical Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 392
  • Uninsured Cost: $651 - $771
  • Medicare Cost: $567 - $735
Dr. Rohit Krishna, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Rohit Krishna is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Krishna graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Krishna completed a residency program at Cole Eye Institute. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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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
Dr. Kevin Patrick Pikey, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Kevin Pikey works as an ophthalmologist. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center. Dr. Pikey obtained his medical school training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Komal Desai is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following: eye surgery and eye cancer. She is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Dr. Desai takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Desai completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. In addition to English, Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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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
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Walline's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Walline is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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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
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Michael Cassell is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Areas of expertise for Dr. Cassell include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Cassell is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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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
Dr. Richard Alan Watson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. R. Watson specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Saint Joseph, MO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Watson include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Mosaic Life Care. Dr. Watson is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for residency.

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

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 264
  • Uninsured Cost: $643 - $891
  • Medicare Cost: $608 - $757
Dr. James A Murphy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. James Murphy specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Saint Joseph, MO. Dr. Murphy graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Mosaic Life Care.

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

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $624
  • Medicare Cost: $619

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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.