Dr. Francis Wapner, MD

Dr. Francis Wapner, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Wapner specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Salt Lake City, UT. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Wapner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wapner to family and friends
3.2
based on 27 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Wapner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I went to Dr. Wapner on several occasions over the past few years and was continually told that I had a Vitreous Detachment, he failed to address the inflammation in the back of my eye, which another eye physician clearly diagnosed within weeks of a visit to Dr. Wapner. After visiting a retina specialist, I was diagnosed with a potentially blinding disease that Dr. Wapner failed to assist me with. I could have been treated earlier if I had been correctly diagnosed.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I would not recommend him. He does not listen to patient concerns. He also does not explain things when you ask him questions.He shows little concern.
in Salt Lake City, UT |
I waited 35 minutes to see Dr. Wapner for no more than 3 minutes (I am not exaggerating). He still didn't understand the extent of my vision issues before he rushed out. Very disappointing since I have been having focusing issues for the past two months. I noticed there were 3 or 4 other patients that came in to see Dr. Wapner at the same time as my appointment. I don't know if they always stack appointments like that. The bright side to the whole appointment was a very competent technician.
in Rightchere, Utah |
Likes what he does, and does it pretty well. The place is commonly crowded, what does that tell you? Like Yogi said, Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded. First class eye care.
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Dr. Wapner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Lds Hospital Salt Lake City Ut
  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia University Nyc

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery