Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD

Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD

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Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wausau, WI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

800 N 1st St

Wausau, WI 54403

Contact Information

(715) 261-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Aspirus Network, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthEOS
  • HealthPartners
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 94% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Edwards's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edwards "One Vision. Yours."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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17  Procedures

  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Intralase
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Wartburg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Mayo Clinic-Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edwards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Edwards' 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 (4)

I saw Dr. Edwards while visiting in the Wausau area. He was an extremely competent and caring ophthalmologist. He was willing to take the time to answer all of the questions I presented to him regarding my eye health concerns. I would highly recommend Dr. Edwards to any individual looking for an...more
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Dr Edwards did an amazing job with my lasik surgery. He is not only a great surgeon but has a wonderful bedside manner. He made me comfortable with my decision and I can’t say that I mind not wearing glasses or contacts ! It’s great to be able to play with the kids, swim and be active. Thank...more
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I had cataract surgery with Dr. Edwards in Feb. 2013. Since then I have been dealing with double vision and trying to get the correct prism in my glasses to be comfortable. It has been a continuing frustration and expense. I feel he was distracted during my second eye procedure while talking...more
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Phone call was not returned as promised Required several follow up efforts on my part. Exam was cursory, verbal nonspecific referral made, i.e.. you should see a surgeon in your area No written referral given, no sense of urgency, no diagnostic information that could be shared. Not impressed.
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