Dr. Carlton Fenzl, MD

Dr. Carlton Fenzl, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Carlton Fenzl, MD is a cornea & refractive surgery specialist in Rock Island, IL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in cornea & refractive surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

4731 45th Street Ct

Rock Island, IL 61201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 92% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Fenzl's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fenzl "A graduate of the University of Utah Moran Eye Center fellowship program, Dr. Fenzl specializes in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery. He was born in California, but spent most of his childhood in Tampa Bay, Florida. He received his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine and attended New York Medical College Jamaica Hospital for residency. Dr. Fenzl is up to date on the most advanced cornea and refractive surgery procedures including penetrating keratoplasty (PKP), lamellar corneal transplantation (DSAEK, DMEK, and DALK), and corneal cross-linking (KXL). He is also proficient in standard and complex cataract surgery including toric and multifocal lens implantation as well as sutured intraocular lenses. Dr. Fenzl is Board certified and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals as well as recently presented papers at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) annual meeting and the New York Academy of Medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and biking."
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6  Specialties

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Villanova University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Hahnemann University Hosp Drexel
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Moran Eye Center, University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fenzl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fenzl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fenzl to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fenzl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Fenzl is a truely professional young MD. I was most comfortable with his recommendations at the outset and the outcome could not have been better.
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Appreciate the fantastic review and rating. Thanks!

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I found Dr. Fenzl to be very personal and excellent with his care. Explained well what would be done and took care of my cataracts very well. I was very happy I picked him to do the surgery and will, and have already, told others about him. My results were wonderful, no problems, and I am so...more
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Thank you for sharing this wonderful recommendation and rating! It's greatly appreciated.

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After wanting to get LASIK for the last 10 years I finally went in for all the testing. As it turns out I wasn't a preferred candidate for that surgery but Dr. Fenzl suggested PRK. While the recovery process is significantly longer my results have still reached 20/20. I had been in glasses since 4...more
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Thanks for choosing ESA and for sharing your story. It's appreciated! Enjoy your new vision.

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Dr. Fenzl did a phenomenal job with my Lasik procedure. He is very knowledgeable and makes the process easy. I was happy with the results the same day as the procedure, and even more so three months later. I would definitely recommend Dr. Fenzl to anyone considering Lasik.
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Dr. Fenzl performed cmplex cataract surgery on both myl left and right eye. I found him to go above and beyond what one would expect from their doctor. He presened as professional yet caring and always willing to liste and treat every complaint in an effort to promote a painless healing process....more
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