Dr. Garth Wilbanks, MDCM

Dr. Garth Wilbanks, MDCM

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Garth Wilbanks, MDCM is an ophthalmology specialist in Bangor, ME and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

900 Hammond St

Bangor, ME 04401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 5% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
more than 5% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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29  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • McGill University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • U Miami/Bascom Palmer Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • U Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilbanks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilbanks to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Wilbanks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Love Dr.Wilbanks very kind spends time with you and listens to you.Puts any fears to rest was very happy and surprised that he called me the night of my surgery to see how everything was going.All of his staff is very considerate and patient .Not easy to find these days .I would highly recommend...more
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