Dr. David Dragon, MD

Dr. David Dragon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. David Dragon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 3001

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 90% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Dragon'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*

57  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Fl Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dragon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dragon's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dragon to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Dragon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Dragon performed my LASIK for me back in August 2012. He's a great doctor. Very thorough, patient, kind and humorous and lively all at the same time. His staff is also wonderful. I actually came from out of town (Washington, DC) to get my LASIK done by him. To this day, I'm still happy...more
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I went to Dr. Dragon on the recommendation of a friend.I needed to obtain a new prescription for glasses. He refused to look at my prior prescription and work from there.When I had two pairs of new glasses made with the first prescription he wrote last month the lenses made my eyes hurt and I was...more
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I have been going to Dr Dragon for past 10 years, he is an excellent opthalmogist, removed my cataracts and followed up last year with some clean up necessary. I heartily recommend Dr Dragon and his staff.
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