Dr. David Chacko, MD

Dr. David Chacko, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(10)
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Dr. David Chacko, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wichita, KS and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

655 N Woodlawn St

Wichita, KS 67208

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Chacko's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chacko "David M. Chacko MD, PhD is a Vitreous and Retina specialist who has been a partner at Grene Vision Group since 2001. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chacko "Dr. Chacko enjoys providing a variety of retina services such as care for the elderly experiencing age-related macular degeneration, diabetic patients and performing emergency surgery for patients diagnosed with retinal detachments."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • 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

  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Loma Linda University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry)
    Other Education | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chacko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chacko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chacko to family and friends
4.1
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Chacko's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Juno Beach, FL |
Dr. Chacko was very thorough and knowledgeable. He spoke to me where I could understand and took the time to make sure I did. I would highly recommend him.
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in Oberlin, KS |
Great Doctor!! We have had bad experiences with another doctor in Hastings, Nebraska who was inferior quality before finding Dr. Chacko. You will experience some wait time for your appointment, but it is well worth it. Dr. Chacko is an EXCELLENT doctor.
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Dr Chacko and his assistant treated me terribly.
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Dr. Chacko accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • USI Affinity

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Hospitals where Dr. Chacko has admitting privileges

Wesley Medical Center
550 N Hillside St
Wichita, KS 67214
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