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Dr. Bhend's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Bhend "Ernest Bhend, MD, is an ophthalmologist who specializes in eye exams, general ophthalmology and anterior segment eye disease/surgery. Dr. Bhend received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia and his medical degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at the University of Missouri – Columbia hospital and clinics. He then completed his residency at the Mason Eye Institute, University of Missouri – Columbia. Prior to joining CEENTA, Dr. Bhend was at the Missouri Eye Institute – Joplin, where he spent 10 years as a general ophthalmologist. Dr. Bhend's areas of focus include cataract surgery, laser-assisted/refractive cataract surgery, premium intraocular lenses, combined cataract-glaucoma procedures, and ocular surface disease/dry eye disease. Dr. Bhend is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Bhend is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Blocked Tear Duct
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Eye Laceration
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for North Carolina.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University Of Missouri / Columbia Campus
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Internal Medicine / University Of Missouri-Columbia Hospitals and Clinics
Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
Mason Eye Institute / University Of Missouri Hospital and Clinics
Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Dr. Bhend's Reviews
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based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Likelihood to Recommend (7)
Dr. Bhend's Performance
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
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