Dr. Frederick Weidman III, MD

Dr. Frederick Weidman III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Frederick Weidman III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Weidman III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Weidman III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Weidman III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weidman III "Dr. Weidman has served as one of the team ophthalmologists for the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Hornets, and has been selected as a Top Doctor by Charlotte magazine consistently over many years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Weidman III "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hermann Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Hermann Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • National Eye Institute
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Weidman III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Weidman III's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Weidman III to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Weidman III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I would highly recommend Dr. Weidman for anyone with a serious retina problem. He saved my eyesight for which I will be forever grateful. Every year he's voted as one of Charlotte's Top Doctors by Charlotte Magazine and I can understand why as he is such a compassionate and excellent physician. Dr....more
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