Dr. Gerald Ford, MD

Dr. Gerald Ford, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gerald Ford, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tempe, AZ. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 47 years.

2600 S Rural Rd

Tempe, AZ 85282

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Trichiasis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • 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
2.7
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ford's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Tempe, AZ |
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 mentioned but in file. I said I get headaches. He said OH. Since so far off and so many people missed, I asked Ford to pay for my new glasses (was keeping lenses). He said no. OVER $70! he lost 6 patient
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Dr. Ford accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ford has admitting privileges

Banner Desert Medical Center
1400 S Dobson Rd
Mesa, AZ 85202
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