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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 37

2353 Alexandria Dr Ste 350
Lexington, KY 40504
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1 Saint Joseph Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
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1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503

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2353 Alexandria Dr Ste 350
Lexington, KY 40504
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189 Farra Dr
Lancaster, KY 40444
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    Dr. Wortz's Experience

    Dr. Wortz's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Clear Lens Extraction
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Astigmatism
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Drusen
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    3

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Mensa Member, 2007 - Pre
    • American College of Eye Surgeons- First Place in the National Bloomberg Memorial Resident Cataract Competition, 2008
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Kentucky Department Of Surgery
    Complete in 2005

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Kentucky Department Of Ophthalmology
    Complete in 2008

    Undergraduate Schools

    Asbury University
    Graduated in 2000
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wortz & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wortz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Baptist Health Lexington

    • Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital

    • Saint Joseph East

    • Saint Joseph Hospital

    • Taylor Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.9
    • 34 Star Ratings
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    4.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wortz to family and friends

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    Dr. Wortz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    31 responses

    Experience with Dr. Wortz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    33 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    34 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

    33 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Commonwealth Eye Surgery
    2353 Alexandria Dr Ste 350
    Lexington, KY 40504
    (859) 224-2655 (Office)
    B
    Bluegrass Eye Surgery
    Ephraim McDowell Eye Surgery
    189 Farra Dr
    Lancaster, KY 40444
    (606) 365-4600 (Office)
    C
    Bluegrass Eye Surgery
    Taylor Regional Eye Surgery
    125 Kingswood Dr
    Campbellsville, KY 42718
    (270) 789-6175 (Office)
    (270) 789-6176 (Fax)
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