Dr. Heath Ergas, MD

Dr. Heath Ergas, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(13)
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Dr. Heath Ergas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jacksonville, NC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

6 Office Park Dr

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Pterygium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Ergas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ergas "Dr. Ergas graduated from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at West Virginia University. Dr. Ergas brings to the Jacksonville area his vast knowledge of the latest technological advances in eye care and treatment of eye symptoms due to disease. Dr. Ergas is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been practicing in Jacksonville since 2011."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ergas "The mission of Office Park Eye Center's physicians and staff is to provide and support the highest quality medical, surgical and comprehensive eye care possible. Our professional staff pledges to make your time with us informative, comfortable and enjoyable.  We take great pride in helping you achieve not only better vision but a better quality of life."
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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Punctal Plug Removal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Conemaugh Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • West Virginia University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ergas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ergas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ergas to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ergas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Hubert
This doctor and his entire staff and surgical team are absolutely amazing they made me feel very comfortable throughout the entire experience they explained everything to me in detail from step 1 till the end they really gave me my life back I can really see so clearly now and I was legally blind...more
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in Sneads Ferry
I appreciate that Dr. Ergas is approachable if I have concerns or questions. I have been a patient for years and it is obvious he cares about his patients. He and his partner Dr. Johnston do mission trips out of the country and Mission Cataract, right here in Jacksonville. It is rare to have doctor...more
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in Holly Ridge , NC
Just had cataract surgery and Dr. Heath Ergas did it. I was in great hands, he was very informative and put my mind at ease with the answers he gave to my questions. I have already asked for him to do my other eye. His office staff are great also. They helped me with getting my meds when I was...more
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in Jacksonville NC
Please be aware when visiting Dr Ergas. He never takes time to fully explain your medical issues and advises you correctly so you can make the best decision. He did my cataract surgery and implanted the wrong lense in my eye and it has been 6 months now and my eye feels worse than before the...more
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Thank you for sharing your concerns. We deeply regret if you were not satisfied with your services. The doctor is normally rated with no less than 4 or 5 stars; we sincerely apologize we have missed the mark with your experience. We can assure you that the proper lens was used, and we think your concern is whether or not your premium upgrade options were thoroughly explained. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you regarding your concerns. Patient feedback is always appreciated and valued.

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in Wilmington, NC
Wonderful Experience!! Everything was explained to me in a way I could understand and extra time was spent with my husband who is legally blind. I couldn't be happier with the excellent care we received. I would Very much recommend him to you.
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