Dr. Carl Wetzig, MD

Dr. Carl Wetzig, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Carl Wetzig, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2770 N Union Blvd Ste 200

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 81% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
normal
more than 76% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Wetzig'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Uc San Francisco Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wetzig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wetzig's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wetzig to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Wetzig'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)

Well I really wanted this to be a good visit but it just wasn't! I arrived 15 min early to fill out paperwork and 2 hours later i was still in the waiting room. After watching several members of the staff leave for the day, I finally decided to leave. I can't make any comment directly about Dr...more
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I am an out-of state patient that Dr. Wetzig saw for an emergency visit 3 days after Christmas. He was willing to stay to see me, made an excellent diagnosis and referred me on to an appropriate specialist in one afternoon. Excellent experience!
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