Dr. Charles Yancey, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 60

Dr. Charles Yancey, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Buffalo, MN and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Buffalo Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yancey to book an appointment.

Dr. Yancey

West Metro Ophthalmology, PA

1700 Highway 25 N Buffalo, MN 55313
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Yancey's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vision Screening
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Dr. Yancey performs Vision Screening more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yancey performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

B-Scan Ultrasound
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Dr. Yancey performs B-Scan Ultrasound more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yancey performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Eye Examination
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yancey performs Eye Examination more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yancey performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Yancey's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(763) 682-9241

Dr. Yancey accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Blue Card PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medica
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
Ucare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Yancey's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Yancey, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Buffalo, MN and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Northwestern...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Education

1993
Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Clin
Residency Hospital
1990
Mayo Grad Sch Med
Internship Hospital
1989
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
1983
Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • French

Awards

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What are Dr. Charles Yancey, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yancey frequently treats Vision Screening, B-Scan Ultrasound, and Eye Examination. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Yancey treats.

Where is Dr. Charles Yancey, MD's office located?

Dr. Yancey's office is located at 1700 Highway 25 N, Buffalo, MN 55313. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Charles Yancey, MD speak?

Dr. Yancey speaks French and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

West Metro Ophthalmology, PA

Buffalo Clinic1700 Highway 25 N Buffalo, MN 55313
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Yancey is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Minneapolis, MN

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

31 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Buffalo Hospital

Buffalo, MN

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

CentraCare - Monticello

Monticello, MN

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average