Dr. Gerald Ford, MD

Dr. Gerald Ford, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
Dr. Gerald Ford, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1970 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2600 S Rural Rd

Tempe, AZ 85282

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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more than 98% of peers
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more than 98% of peers
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more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

Background Check

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  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Usphs Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Usphs Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Ford's 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

Patient Comments (2)

I had three appointments over 3 years. I brought it every apt. (Usually wear contacts). The girl tested (AWESOME) Said your right eye, is thats giving you prob I bet. YES, I said since i got them. She 100th off. Is like a car vs a plane. Dr. Ford signed off. so the 1st-4th He tried t say I never...more
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