Dr. Donald Unwin, MD

Dr. Donald Unwin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Unwin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Swansea, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatrics.

3990 N Illinois St # 13

Swansea, IL 62226

Contact Information

(618) 277-1130

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Entropion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Louis U-Bethesda Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • St Louis U-Cardinal Glennon Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Unwin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Unwin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Unwin to family and friends
2.3
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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

Dr. Unwin's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Red Bud, Il
He threw a fit when my daughter's eyes started to water during an exam. He threw down the prism and left the room. I called Quantum Vision Center to complain and they blew me off.
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in Belleville, IL
I would not recommend him to my worst enemy. I have never been treated or talked to so poorly by a medical professional in all my life. Did not explain or comfort me with what he was doing. I was treated for damage that occurred to my lasik lens. Had I not been treated well at the lasik center in...more
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in Collinsville, IL
Overcompensated on my lasik surgery then after six months did an adjustment while I had a mild cataract. During the first surgery, he had to be told twice that he was hitting my nose. After the adjustment, eyes became worse. Luckily another MD did the cataract surgery but was unable to adjust...more
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