Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, MD

Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wellesley, MA. He graduated from Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.

54 Washington St

Wellesley, MA 02481

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

23  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • KAMRA™ Inlay Procedure
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay Procedure
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Yale New Haven/Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mass Ee Infirm/harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Doctors, 2005-2010
  • Boston Magazine Top Doctor, 2005-2010
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award, 2006
  • Best Doctors In America, 2000-2010
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Kornmehl has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kornmehl's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kornmehl to family and friends
66 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

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Dr. Kornmehl's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I had PRK surgery with Dr. Kornmehl about six weeks ago. I had been frustrated at the inability to continue to wear contacts. Dr. Kornmehl and all of his staff made this such an easy process. He treated my dry eyes before, during, and after surgery to make sure that they healed correctly. My...more
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Dr. Kornmehl was fantastic. His practice is well organized, informed and friendly. Was certain that I would not be able to have corrected eye surgery. This practice tested and retested my eyes and gave me realistic expectations. I originally was a little hesitant to do any kind of eye surgery with...more
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I am extremely happy with my results and pleased with my decision to have eye surgery with Dr. Kornmehl. He was professional, efficient and skilled. He operates a well oiled machine. His office staff were friendly and accommodating and helpful in addressing any of my needs. I would strongly...more
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Unbelievably without any patient care. All about money!!!
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Hello Katherine. I have checked our database under the name you provided above and we have no record of you ever being in this office to see Dr. Kornmehl. If you are a patient that has been seen in our office, we would appreciate you providing us with your name so we can have a discussion and rectify this situation promptly.

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My experience with Dr. Kornmehl and his staff was wonderful. Dr. Kornmehl is known as one of the best by his own peers, and my results proved that out. I had terrible eye sight and underwent PRK. It's been a month and my vision is excellent. No complications at all. Also, interestingly, my night...more
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