Dr. Donald Bennett, MD

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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".

4010 Dupont Cir Ste 380

Louisville, KY 40207

Contact Information

(502) 895-0040

Dr. Donald Bennett, MD

Dr. Donald Bennett, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Dr. Bennett's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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

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Procedures

  • 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

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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

  • University Of Wisconsin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Jewish Hospital Cincinnati
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Scheie Eye Institute, University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bennett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Bennett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bennett to family and friends
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based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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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
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Dr. Bennett accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Passport Health Plan
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Bennett has admitting privileges

Hardin Memorial Hospital
913 N Dixie Ave
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
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