Dr. Herbert Knauf III, MD

Dr. Herbert Knauf III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Herbert Knauf III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2560 Gulf To Bay Blvd

Clearwater, FL 33765

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Tex Sw Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • U South Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Knauf III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Knauf III's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Knauf III to family and friends
30 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Knauf III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Knauf III. Made me feel comfortable from the beginning. Very personable on top of his professionalism. He replaced both of my lenses, which one was really bad, thick and brown. I couldn't even see out of my right eye for years. Also he discovered I had the...more
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Excellent, Fantastic, Compassionate, Caring Professional who has treated me for Eye Occlusion, Remove Cataracts/Lens. And as given me an excelllent Quality of life at age 78. I had worn glasses for over 60 Years. Thanks to Dr Knauf, Dr Lusk, and Staff. I can now enjoy driving, my photography hobby,...more
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They made surgery an excellent experience...Had cataracts removed from both eyes and vision is perfect near and far. Dr. Knauf and staff have provided me utmost care for over 15 years...I feel blessed to have the best care from Eye Site of Tampa Bay.
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i appreciate Dr Knauf's level of expertise and professionalism while dealing with my difficult cataract surgery, I have had both RK and lasik surgery, making my recent cataract extraction more challenging. I am 65 years old and I am seeing like an eighteen year old.
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Dr. Knauf did an excellent job fixing my cataracts allowing me to see clearly again
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