Dr. Gary Scholes, MD

Dr. Gary Scholes, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Gary Scholes, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lacey, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

345 College St SE Ste C

Lacey, WA 98503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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2  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Utah Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Utah Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Ill College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scholes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scholes to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Scholes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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