Dr. Charles Williamson, MD

Dr. Charles Williamson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Charles Williamson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

550 Connell Park Ln

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Williamson'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*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis

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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • La State U Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Birmingham Eye Fdn Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Williamson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Williamson's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Williamson to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Williamson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had an excellent experience with Dr. Williamson. I was very nervous going in to my procedure, but he was very calm and walked me through it. I now have amazing vision!
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Wouldn't recommend him to anyone. Not happy with the results of my surgeries. Which I would have read the review first. Tells you what he knows you want to hear, but unrealistic results. Rude when you put the facts on the table. I felt I was deceived about surgery outcomes and additional charges...more
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Dr. Charles Williamson is a horrible, condescending, rude man. My appointment with him was the single worst interaction I've ever had with a medical professional. He acted like an egotistical child, and used personal insults to belittle and degrade me during my appointment. I can't speak to his...more
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