Dr. Cathleen McCabe, MD

Dr. Cathleen McCabe, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Cathleen McCabe, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ellenton, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

7915 US Highway 301 N Ste 101

Ellenton, FL 34222

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. McCabe'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.

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • The Bascom Palmer Eye Inst-U Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCabe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCabe's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCabe to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. McCabe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Wish I could give less than 1 star! Totally uncaring, gives very little time or effort. Just wants to get you in, do surgery, get money. Does NOT answer questions. Talks in medical jargon I could not understand though I am a medical professional. Does not inform you of true risks. I would never put...more
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DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR. In 2015, I had this gray occlusion suddenly appear at the bottom of my eye. Eye Associates of SRQ insisted it was a floater. They refused to listen to me when I told them I wasn't. They sent me home for 3 weeks, during which the occlusion worsened. I was scared, and...more
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I had a cataract in my right eye in the left eye was good. She replace the lens in the right eye and it was a total breeze she is so professional and caring. She had some difficulty getting the correction that was needed due to the fact that I had Lasic surgery previously. I didn't realize that...more
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Dr. McCabe has treated my eyes for glaucoma and cataracts. She is professional, caring, and excellent at her profession. She never stops educating herself and has titles that as few as 25 doctors in the US have attained. Very informative, she answers any and all questions you ask. Surgery's a...more
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Dr McCabe came in after surgery to see my husband who had shingles on his face and going into his eye. If Dr McCabe had not seen him when she did my husband could have lost his vision. Thank you Dr McCabe for caring so much about your patients to see them after hours.
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