Dr. Woodford S. Van Meter, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 62

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 203
Lexington, KY 40503
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Dr. Van Meter's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Dr. Van Meter Performs

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery

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Baptist Health Lexington
1740 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY 40503

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Central Baptist Eyes
Central Baptist Eyes
1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 203
Lexington, KY 40503
University Of Kentucky OPH
University Of Kentucky OPH
740 S Limestone St Ste C 301
Lexington, KY 40536
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    Dr. Van Meter's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
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    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diplopia
    • Dry Eyes
    • Exophoria
    • Eye Infections
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Ulcer
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Mayo Grad Sch Med

    Residency Hospital

    Mayo Grad Sch Med

    Fellowship Hospital

    Emory U Clin
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Van Meter & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.7 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
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    Office Locations

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    Central Baptist Eyes
    1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 203
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 323-7101 (Office)
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    University Of Kentucky OPH
    740 S Limestone St Ste C 301
    Lexington, KY 40536
    (859) 323-5867 (Office)
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