Dr. Aaron Fortney, MD

Dr. Aaron Fortney, MD

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Dr. Aaron Fortney, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bismarck, ND and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

200 S 5th St

Bismarck, ND 58504

Contact Information

(701) 222-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fortney performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Fortney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fortney "Dr. Aaron Fortney is a Bismarck native. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mary in 1995. In 1999, he received his medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. Dr. Fortney joined Dakota Eye Institute in July 2003, after spending three years at the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma.Dr. Fortney and his wife, Lisa, have two children. In his free time, Dr. Fortney enjoys spending time with his family at the lake, snow skiing, hunting, and fishing."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Dean a McGee Eye Inst-U Okla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fortney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fortney's Reviews

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Dr. Fortney's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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