Dr. Craig Wilkerson, MD

Dr. Craig Wilkerson, MD

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Dr. Craig Wilkerson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Helena, MT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Wisconsin / Madison in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

3116 Saddle Dr Ste 3

Helena, MT 59601

Contact Information

(406) 443-4040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Floaters
very high
more than 93% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 92% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Wilkerson'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.

Dr. Wilkerson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wilkerson "Dr. Wilkerson has been practicing in Helena, MT since 2004 and previously in Spokane, WA. He completed his training, as co-chief resident, at the University of Wisconsin, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; Madison, WI. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Montana Academy of Ophthalmology. Locally he has been involved with Rotary Club, the Humane Society and the Civic Center. Dr. Wilkerson has also volunteered his surgical skills on several mission trips to Tanzania and Guatemala. Dr. Wilkerson is committed to creating an atmosphere that is both kind and caring, while providing the best treatment and advanced technology available in medical and surgical eye care."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wilkerson "We offer a complete range of eye care services for all ages. Stop in and see our unrivaled optical show room and experience a metropolitan selection with home town service. Call for an appointment today and experience the difference offered by the staff of Helena Eye Clinic, your premium source for eye care! Together we can create a Vision of Health."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wilkerson does not have any board certifications listed.

81  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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

  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wilkerson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wilkerson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilkerson's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilkerson to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Wilkerson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Unlike the previous review, my cataract surgeries were painless. I had a concern after the 1st surgery about the type of lens to be used in the 2nd surgery, and Dr. Wilkerson met with me almost immediately to discuss the matter with me. He answered all my questions and was very reassuring. I highly...more
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two cataract procedures extremely painful. uses only eye drops, no injection like other opthalmologists. does not offer any other anesthesia options.
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