Dr. David J. Medford, MD

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Dr. David J. Medford, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Affiliated Eye Surgeons of Northern NJ, pa 95 Madison Ave Ste 400, Morristown, NJ 07960 Get Directions
(973) 984-5005

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Comprehensive EyeCare With A Personalized Touch. We Specialize in LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery, Lasik, Contact Lenses and Refractive Cataract Surgery....Read more

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4.8 based on 78 responses
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Experience with Dr. Medford
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Medford's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (75)
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Dr. David J. Medford, MD says

A patient s recommendation is the highest compliment. Thank you for your recommendations and for trusting your health and the health of your family or friends to our practice. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. Thank you for trusting us to care for you and your family.

Newton, NJ |
The eye exam needed to be done twice.
I am extremely happy since the removal of my cataracts. Based on Dr. Medford's advice. I chose the RESTOR multifocal IOL lenses. I know that was the right decision for me. My distance vision is greatly improved and I am able to do needlepoint with no vision problems. I am also reading books and the newspaper with no problems. The entire experience went smoothly. Dr. Medford and his staff were friendly, professional, and put me at ease.
in West Milford, NJ |
I've recently had both eyes operated on for removal of cataracts. I had a referral from my optometrist, but did not find positive reviews for that ophthalmologist. I searched for someone with better reviews and came upon Dr. Medford (Affiliated Eye Surgeons 95 Madison Ave, Ste 400 Morristown, NJ 07960). The wait time for the original examination was a couple of months, which indicates how much of this type of work his organization does. Once in, the actual appointments for the operations wer
in Brookside, NJ |
My husband and I are still amazed at how easy our cataract surgeries went - easy on a number of levels: no apprehension, no pain and smooth recoveries. Our doctor - David Medford - did an outstanding job on us: he was most reassuring and very competent. His staff is more than able and the Ridgedale Surgery Center proved to be professional and kind.Our recoveries were rapid with no downtime: the improvement in our vision is remarkable. My husband's vision is now 20/20 for the first time!
in Budd Lake, NJ |
My experience has been excellent. After almost 5 years since my cataract surgery, I am still thrilled....every day. Dr. Medford and his staff are professionals with many, many years of experience. I highly recommend Dr. Medford.
in Morris Plains, NJ |
Recently had cataract surgery and lasik surgery on my left eye. I had terrible vision in that eye due to an astigmatism since childhood. Was nervous for years to get it corrected with lasik surgery, However, the cataract made it that much worse and i decided to get the lasik done as well. Dr Medford, his staff and the staff at the surgi center were very good and I felt like I was in very competent hands. My trust in them was worth it. My vision is so much better!! i would do it again.
in Madison, NJ |
I have been his patient for over 20 yrs and he has the best staff I've ever experienced. They are polite and friendly and really care about everyone. Many of them have been there for a long time, so he must treat them well. Dr. Medford almost always runs on time, and I never feel like I'm in one of those offices where my time is not respected. He explains things clearly, though he is very exacting in what he wants in compliance from patients and makes the relationship a 2-way street.
in Morristown, NJ |
Excellent doctor.
in Morris Plains, NJ |
i just returned from my appointment with Dr. Medford. He was polite, knowledgeable, explained everything to my satisfaction and was very patient. The staff was friendly and courteous. I would recommend this doctor to anyone.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Collagen Injection
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Affiliated Eye Residency Of Nj

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Cornell University, Arts & Sciences

    Graduated in 1980

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • ARC Doctor of the Year Award, 1995
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Medford's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Medford

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Medford's Care Philosophy

Comprehensive EyeCare With A Personalized Touch. We Specialize in LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery, Lasik, Contact Lenses and Refractive Cataract Surgery. Glaucoma and Diabetic EyeCare is emphasized as well.

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Dr. Medford says...

A patient s recommendation is the highest compliment. Thank you for your recommendations and for trusting your health and the health of your family or friends to our practice. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. Thank you for trusting us to care for you and your family.