Dr. Christopher Bigelow, MD

Dr. Christopher Bigelow, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Christopher Bigelow, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Midland, MI and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4201 Campus Ridge Dr Ste 2200

Midland, MI 48640

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • HealthPlus
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
more than 81% of peers
Blind Hypotensive Eye
more than 95% of peers
Tear Duct Disorders
more than 78% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Anisocoria
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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.


  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St John Hospital & Medical Center Detroit Michigan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Strong Meml Hosp Univ Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bigelow's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Bigelow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I started experiencing symptoms of open-angle glaucoma 6 months ago, and Dr. Bigelow has been incredibly helpful and caring. He prescribed me medication to control the pressure in my eye, and follows up after every appointment. The symptoms have decreased since. Incredible doctor, would strongly...more
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Dr. Bigelow is an incredible, incredible professional. My son has amblyopia, and I have taken him to Dr. Bigelow multiple times because he is genuinely caring and incredibly knowledgeable. We had been to multiple physicians before, but Dr. Bigelow is by far the best we have seen.
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Dr Bigelow recently performed cateract surgery on my 83 year old mother. He was a great Doctor, professional, caring, and followed up after surgery with a call to address any possible ssues or concerns. My mother was very pleased with both cateract surgeries. We would definitely recommend Dr...more
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