Dr. David Chaffin, MD

Dr. David Chaffin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. David Chaffin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5420 Kietzke Ln Ste 103

Reno, NV 89511

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 90% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Chaffin'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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 California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ca Davis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chaffin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chaffin's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chaffin to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Chaffin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I agree with previous comments. You spend about 45 minutes with an assistant evaluating your eyesight. This is done very quickly. You get about 2 minutes with Dr. Chaffin briefly explaining 3 types of cataract lens option. No time for questions here. He is out of there. The place is run like a...more
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Completely agree with two bad reviews left here. Dr Chaffin is the sales person! Even after I caught him in the hall and asked more questions, his attitude was "I know what I am doing, leave me alone." I made the biggest mistake of my life undergoing the cataract surgery with him. I now have the...more
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After very good experience 11 years ago, we were shocked at what has become a "mill". The initial exam was thorough but more time was spent with "selling" an upgrade to basic cataract surgery. The time spent with Dr. Chaffin was 3-4 minutes, no even enough time to formulate questions about what...more
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The doctors entire business seems extremely shady and completely aimed at maximized profits over the needs of the patient! They are salesmen who try to upgrade (and up-sell) the services to the patient. If you question the expensive services they recommend they repeat the same rehearsed sounding...more
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