Dr. Donald Tingley, MD

Dr. Donald Tingley, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Donald Tingley, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

919 Westfall Rd Ste A205

Rochester, NY 14618

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MVP Health Care

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very high
more than 89% of peers
more than 84% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Affil Hosps Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tingley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tingley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tingley to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tingley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Tingley has helped my 7 yr old Grandson regain sight in his left eye when others couldn't. AJ had 20/800 and basically couldn't see at all out of his left eye. Last visit, his vision was 20/60 and he's reading small print with just that eye !!! Thank You, Dr. Tingley !!! Kevin Connolly
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Charged me for frames I never purchased. Tried to charge me for a $200 for a credit on my account. Wait almost and hour every time and see the doctor for 5 minutes. Was 10 minutes late once and they sent me home. Lots of staff, and they hang out and gossip. Don't know which brands of glasses they...more
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