Dr. Emanuel Wilkes, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Emanuel Wilkes, M.D. PC 822 22nd St, Columbus, GA 31904 Get Directions
(706) 327-9965

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Care Philosophy

I believe that holistic wellness of the individual and traditional medicine are essential to the optimal wellness of my patients. I urge my patients to take preventative measures through healthy lifestyle decisions to promote optimum wellness of their vision, and encourage my patients to get regular eye exams for early detection of diseases of the eye. When treatment is necessary, I do everything in my power to restore my patient's vision to peak efficiency.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Harlem Hospita

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Harlem Hospital Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Colum Presby Hosp/Es Harkne

    Completed in 1983

  • Undergraduate School
    Tougaloo College

    Graduated in 1975

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wilkes' Care Philosophy

I believe that holistic wellness of the individual and traditional medicine are essential to the optimal wellness of my patients. I urge my patients to take preventative measures through healthy lifestyle decisions to promote optimum wellness of their vision, and encourage my patients to get regular eye exams for early detection of diseases of the eye. When treatment is necessary, I do everything in my power to restore my patient's vision to peak efficiency.