Dr. Gary N. Wortz, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 36

2353 Alexandria Dr Ste 350
Lexington, KY 40504
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph Hospital
One Saint Joseph Drive
Lexington, KY 40504
Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40503

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Commonwealth Eye Surgery
Commonwealth Eye Surgery
2353 Alexandria Dr Ste 350
Lexington, KY 40504
Bluegrass Eye Surgery
Ephraim McDowell Eye Surgery
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
    • Laser Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Astigmatism
    • Cataract
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Nearsightedness
    • Presbyopia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Wortz

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    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
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wortz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    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

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wortz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wortz to family and friends

    31 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Wortz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 29 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Wortz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    31 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    31 responses
    above
    national average

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    Is Dr. Wortz accepting new patients?

    • 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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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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