Dr. David Faris, MD

Dr. David Faris, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. David Faris, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bridgeport, WV and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

2 Chenoweth Dr Ste B

Bridgeport, WV 26330

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Senile Cataracts
high
more than 86% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
high
more than 84% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Faris'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Faris "Each patient, regardless of their background, is important, and deserves a thorough, careful eye exam, a complete explanation of findings, and a total list of possible treatment options."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • 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
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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24  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2014
    Amount or Range: $200,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Treatment: Failure to treat
    State: West Virginia
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

  • West Virginia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • W Va University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tulane University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Faris has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Faris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Faris' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faris to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Faris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Doctor cancelled my scheduled appointment informing me that he no longer threats my condition. Referred me to a physician who practices PLASTIC SURGERY!!!! Very disappointed.
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