Dr. Christopher Kucharski, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 43

Dr. Christopher Kucharski, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Rhinelander, WI. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital and Ascension Saint Marys Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kucharski to book an appointment.

Dr. Kucharski

Eye Clinic of Wisconsin

2 E Ocala St Stop 1 Rhinelander, WI 54501
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Kucharski's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kucharski treats Presbyopia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Kucharski treats this condition more than 88% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kucharski treats Keratitis more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Kucharski treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Ultrasound, Eye

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kucharski performs Ultrasound, Eye more than 80% of his peers

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

Dr. Kucharski's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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(715) 362-2600

Dr. Kucharski accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care PPO
Gold Choice
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan PPO
Pyramid Life
Security Health Plan (SHP)
Advocare Medicare Advantage HMO
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
TriCare for Life
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Universal American
Wausau Benefits
WEA Trust
WEA Insurance Corporation
WPS Health Insurance
Focus POS

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I made an appointment with Dr Kucharski this morning because my Dr in another practice was on vacation.. I had seen my Dr for the very same problem in November. Dr Kucharski was much more thorough with the exam and gave me much more advice on how to manage my symptoms. I'm switching over to use Dr K. from now on it was well worth the hour plus drive!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kim in Phillips – Mar 13, 2018
Dr. Kucharski did my cataract surgery..He was very excellant and did a professional and perfect surgical procedure. I will always go to him for my eye care. I have another cataract but it is not ready for surgery. Dr. Kurcharski is not the kind of Dr. to push unnecessary surgery on anyone. I like that about him. I would recommend him to everyone...Cynthia Hein
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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11 people found this helpful
Cynthia Hein in Rhinelander, WI – Jun 10, 2016

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Care Philosophy

One Vision. Yours.


  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

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What are Dr. Christopher Kucharski, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kucharski frequently treats Presbyopia, Keratitis, and Ultrasound, Eye. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kucharski treats.

Where is Dr. Christopher Kucharski, MD's office located?

Dr. Kucharski's office is located at 2 E Ocala St Stop 1, Rhinelander, WI 54501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Eye Clinic of Wisconsin2 E Ocala St Stop 1 Rhinelander, WI 54501

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Affiliated Hospitals

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

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ascension Good Samaritan Hospital

Merrill, WI

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

Ascension Saint Marys Hospital

Rhinelander, WI

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

Aspirus Medford Hospital

Medford, WI

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

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)