Dr. Deborah Hudak, MD

Dr. Deborah Hudak, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Deborah Hudak, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology, internal medicine, and more.Read her story

8311 Bandford Way Ste 103

Raleigh, NC 27615

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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

Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Hudak's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hudak "I grew up in Cincinnati, in a family that embraced Medicine and the Arts. A third-generation physician, my mother was an ophthalmic operating room nurse who was known as a child prodigy on the piano, playing perfectly Rachmaninoff at five years old. My grandmother, the love of my life, was a professional ballerina, invented tap-on-toe, taught a couple of the original Rockettes, and was the owner of a dance studio. My grandfather, an Ophthalmologist, was first violinist in Cincinnati's Youth Symphony Orchestra and avid photographer and painter. My uncle, who was the first to figure out how the eye worked chemically (after describing fatty acid degradation and synthesis) and taught for years at San Diego's Medical School, loved to cook and was well-published in Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines besides the professional biochemistry journals. The product of this strong influence of Medicine and the Arts, it was natural to be drawn to Oculoplastics. I love what I do, and do my utmost to help my patients achieve what they desire in the way of eyehealth and facial rejuvenation."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hudak "It is considered an honor and privilege to assist our patients in better understanding the root causes of their facial and eye concerns, and offering treatment plans that are sensible and cost-conscious."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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

  • Mississippi University for Women
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Cincinnati College of Engineering
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Kettering Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Internal Medicine Residency at Kettering Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Research Fellowship at Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hudak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hudak's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hudak to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hudak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Hudak uses the original formula of Kybella which is 4 times stronger than Kybella being used by other doctors. I first had the injections in my neck by another plastic surgeons office with little reduction in neck fat. I waited nine months and then went to Dr. Hudak and she injected my neck...more
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Dr. Hudak was recommended to me by my endocrinologist as I have a thyroid disorder which can affect my vision. Dr. Hudak is very knowledgeable and explains everything in detail. Her staff is friendly and helpful. I have only the highest regard for this practice. Since seeing her for my medical...more
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I absolutely love Dr. Hudak and look forward to every visit I have with her. I love that she has been practicing for so long and yet her office continues to be progressive. She is both professional and authentically empathetic.
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I am incredibly grateful to Dr. Hudak for her experience, knowledge, and genuine compassion for her patients. Her work alone speaks for itself. Everything I have had done by her is seemless. She is my fountain of youth! Dr. Hudak thoughtgully listens to every concern and takes the time to...more
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I have been to a lot of medical professionals in the past, and Dr. Hudak is the very best of them. She listens well, explains everything thoroughly, answers all questions, and writes out the problems and recommendations for the patients. She makes herself available to patients at all hours and...more
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