Dr. Ahmad Tarabishy, MD

Dr. Ahmad Tarabishy, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Ahmad Tarabishy, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Wesley Chapel, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Jordan / Faculty Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmic vitreous surgery, and more.Read his story

26851 Tanic Dr Ste 102

Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Contact Information

(813) 973-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinoschisis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Tarabishy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarabishy "Ahmad Tarabishy received his medical degree from the University of Jordan Medical College. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. After residency, Dr. Tarabishy worked as a researcher at Case Western Reserve University where his results helped describe important inflammatory pathways in ocular disease. Dr. Tarabishy then trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, as a clinical and research fellow in Rheumatology, developing an interest in uveitis and systemic inflammatory disease. Dr. Tarabishy completed his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, learning from some of the most prominent figures in ophthalmology. After his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Tarabishy completed a 2 year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center, learning from several leading experts the many facets of medical retina, retinal surgery, uveitis, and ocular oncology. Dr. Tarabishy's clinical interests include uveitis and systemic inflammatory diseases, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and surgical treatments of various retinal diseases including complex retinal detachment repair. He is passionate about retina surgery and employs the latest cutting-edge surgical techniques. His surgical videos have been selected as featured video of the month on the American Society of Retina Specialists website as part of the "Innovative Surgical Video Forum". He has published over 15 articles in major, peer-review scientific journals and is a co-author for 2 book chapters in major ophthalmology textbooks. He has been a peer reviewer for Ophthalmology and JAMA Ophthalmology and a contributor to Encyclopedia of the Eye."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tarabishy "My goal is to provide the highest levels of patient satisfaction combined with the highest quality of retina care."

5  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Jordan / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Jordan / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cole Eye Inst, Cleveland Clin Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2007
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarabishy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarabishy's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarabishy to family and friends
54 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Tarabishy'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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Patient Comments (38)

I had much difficulty getting an opportunity to ask detailed questions to Dr Tarabishy and was told by his staff that if I had to ask questions, they would put me in the waiting room for hours because I was holding up other appointments, even though I politely asked at previous visits to speak with...more
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Excellent retinal specialist with enough personality to connect with his patients. Sometimes the wait times were a little long, but, because of the nature of retinal emergencies, anybody who was waiting understood. He and his staff are respectful, caring and top notch... Highly recommended when it...more
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I found out in late 2016 that I had a macular hole in my retina. I went to one doctor who made me feel anxious and uncertain. I researched and found Dr Tarabishy. His direct and honest approach reassured me and he is up to date on the latest methods, which don't necessarily require patients to...more
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A+ experience. I’m a first time patient and the service received was excellent from both the staff and doctor.
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I went to my eye doctor who diagnosed a torn retina at 1 in the afternoon. By 5, I had an appointment with Dr Tarabishy, examined and had laser surgery to fix the problem. Great staff and Wonderful service!! I would give more than 5 stars if I could
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