Dr. David Sappenfield, MD

Dr. David Sappenfield, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Sappenfield, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4102 N Roxboro St

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Chalazion
high
more than 87% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
high
more than 81% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Foundation For Retinal Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sappenfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Sappenfield does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Sappenfield and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Sappenfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sappenfield to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sappenfield'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
10 to 15 minutes

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