Dr. Howard Barnebey, MD

Dr. Howard Barnebey, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Howard Barnebey, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Bellevue, WA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

1920 116th Ave NE Ste 203

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Akron Genl Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Akron Genl Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Med Coll Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barnebey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barnebey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnebey to family and friends
based on 51 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Barnebey's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Seattle, WA |
When my husband, Don, had cataract surgery on his only eye - he lost the other when a child, I saw how much care and concern Dr. Barnebey showed towards him. With that in mind and five years later when I needed cataract surgery, there was no doubt in my mind that I would have Dr. Barnebey preform...more
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Bellevue |
Dr. Barnebey is very skilled and has taken great care of me all these years. I have always had the utmost trust and confidence in him. He is truly the best at what he does. His staff is very helpful and accommodating as well.
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Kirkland, WA |
Dr. Barnebey is an excellent practitioner - knowledgeable, caring, absolutely trustworthy. His staff is very friendly and professional. The only downside is the wait time to get into your appointment but honestly, it is well worth the wait! Highly recommend!
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Seattle, WA |
I recommend Dr. Howard Barnebey to anyone needing help with glaucoma or cataracts. He has treated me for glaucoma for many years, and most recently performed cataract surgery, which in my particular case had the added benefit of lowering my intraocular pressures. Thanks to Dr. Barnebey’s knowledge...more
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in Fall City, WA |
I was referred to Dr Barnebey for an eye condition and I must say I'm thoroughly unimpressed. He has a terrible way of communicating with patients and acts quite annoyed when asked any questions. He even had the audacity to ask me what eye drops he had prescribed to me during a previous visit....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Barnebey accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Barnebey has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
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