Dr. Abumere Akinwale, MD

Dr. Abumere Akinwale, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
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Dr. Abumere Akinwale, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hattiesburg, MS and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from University Of Mississippi in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology, ocular oncology, and more.

1420 S 28th Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Akinwale's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akinwale does not have any board certifications listed.

57  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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9  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • 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
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Mississippi College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Texas At Arlington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Southern Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Akinwale has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Akinwale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akinwale's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akinwale to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Akinwale'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

Patient Comments (2)

Lasered my Fovea, the point of central vision in my retina, while attempting to stop bleeding blood vessels around the retina. Left me with no central vision, vision is now 20/400 in right eye. Legally blind is 20/200. Did not tell me. Another Retina specialist found it.
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