Dr. Sharon Fekrat, MD

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery • Female • Age 49

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Hospital Quality

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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Duke University Eye Center
Albert Eye Research Institute
2351 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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    Dr. Fekrat's Experience

    Specialties

    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
    • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Diabetes Eye Care
    • Diabetic Eye Exam
    • Eye Exams
    • Eye Injections
    • Eye Procedures
    • Eye Surgery
    • Laser Surgery
    • Macular Hole Surgery
    • Macular Pucker Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retina & Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Surgery
    • Scleral Buckling
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Vitreous Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
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    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Artery Occlusion
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Wilmer Eye Inst/Johns Hopkins
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wilmer Eye Inst/Johns Hopkins
    Complete in 1997

    Undergraduate Schools

    Georgetown University
    Graduated in 1987
    Oxford University
    Graduated in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fekrat & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Fekrat's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Fekrat

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fekrat to family and friends

    9 responses
    below
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    Dr. Fekrat's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 9 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Fekrat
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
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    national average

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    Is Dr. Fekrat accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicare
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • POMCO Group
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    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Duke University Eye Center
    Albert Eye Research Institute
    2351 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 681-3937 (Office)
    (919) 681-6474 (Fax)
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