Dr. Duncan Winter, MD

Dr. Duncan Winter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Duncan Winter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saranac Lake, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.

86 Main St Ste 1

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

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
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.

Education

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Winter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winter to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Winter's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Winter is a very attentive Ophthalmologist. I was able to experience this first hand with my son. He was very calming when we had concerns about what was going on. He did not over react, but explained what we were going to do and the steps to figure out our concerns.
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