Dr. David Sappenfield, MD

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Dr. David Sappenfield, MD
Dr. David Sappenfield, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Sappenfield is affiliated with North Carolina Specialty Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Sappenfield's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of North Carolina Hospitals

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Florida

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Foundation For Retinal Research

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Davidson College

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • 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