Dr. Donald Bennett, MD

Save

Ophthalmology | Male

Bennett & Bloom Eye Centers 4010 Dupont Cir Ste 380 Louisville, KY 40207 Get Directions
Dr. Donald Bennett, MD
Dr. Bennett is the area's only eye specialist with degrees in both medicine and optometry. He received a BA from the University of Wisconsin, his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University, and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his residency at the University of Louisville. He founded what is now Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers in 1987. Through a caring and skillful approach to patient care, Dr. Bennett guided Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers to become one of the premier practices in the area for medicine and surgical eye care. Dr. Bennett specializes in anterior segment eye surgery and was the first ophthalmologist in the area to perform "No Needles, No Stitch, No Patch Cataract Surgery", using only eye drops to numb the eye, and remains the leader in that technique. An accomplished LASIK surgeon, Dr. Bennett is one of the area's foremost refractive surgeons. Dr. Bennett is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, has served as chief of surgery at CARITAS Medical Center and medical staff president of CARITAS Surgery Center, and is a published author in scientific journals. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Medical Association, and Jefferson County Medical Society. Dr. Bennett has been honored by his peers by selecting him for inclusion in "The Best Doctors in America".

Learn about this doctor

Dr. Bennett's Experience

0ExperienceMatch
Experience Match

See how Dr. Bennett's experience matches your preferences.

6
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

44
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

18
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Bennett

Dr. Bennett accepts 18 insurance carriers

Dr. Bennett is now accepting new patients

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality
Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Bennett has admitting privileges.

Dr. Bennett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Bennett Says:

Thank you for completing the survey!  We value your opinion and consider your feedback seriously. Please feel free to call us with questions or concerns at 502-895-0040.

Dr. Bennett'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
Patient Comments (1)
in Louisville, KY |
I made the appointment they got me in with in a week and had surgery scheduled for both eyes and completed with in 2 weeks time....everything they told me was exactly how it was done they even helped me get funding for the surgeries
Have you seen Dr. Donald Bennett, MD?
Are you Dr. Bennett?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Compare Dr. Bennett

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Bennett says...

Dr. Bennett is the area's only eye specialist with degrees in both medicine and optometry. He received a BA from the University of Wisconsin, his Doctor of Optometry degree from Indiana University, and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Cincinnati. He completed his residency at the University of Louisville. He founded what is now Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers in 1987. Through a caring and skillful approach to patient care, Dr. Bennett guided Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers to become one of the premier practices in the area for medicine and surgical eye care. Dr. Bennett specializes in anterior segment eye surgery and was the first ophthalmologist in the area to perform "No Needles, No Stitch, No Patch Cataract Surgery", using only eye drops to numb the eye, and remains the leader in that technique. An accomplished LASIK surgeon, Dr. Bennett is one of the area's foremost refractive surgeons. Dr. Bennett is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, has served as chief of surgery at CARITAS Medical Center and medical staff president of CARITAS Surgery Center, and is a published author in scientific journals. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Kentucky Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, Kentucky Medical Association, and Jefferson County Medical Society. Dr. Bennett has been honored by his peers by selecting him for inclusion in "The Best Doctors in America".

Dr. Bennett says...

Thank you for completing the survey!  We value your opinion and consider your feedback seriously. Please feel free to call us with questions or concerns at 502-895-0040.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Bennett has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Bennett's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Jewish Hospital Cincinnati
  • Residency Hospital
    Tufts New England Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Scheie Eye Institute, University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Wisconsin

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Uveitis
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy