Dr. Igor Westra, MD

Dr. Igor Westra, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Igor Westra, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jacksonville, NC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Dartmouth Med in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1703 Country Club Rd Ste 104

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Westra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Dartmouth Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Alberta Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Casey Eye Inst-U Oreg/Hlth Scis U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Westra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Westra's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Westra to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Westra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Igor Westra was my primary doctor and performed my surgery, while Dr. van Rens and Dr. Holt also provided hands on treatment on days when Dr. Westra was not available. All three doctors are skilled surgeons and work seamlessly as a team. In short, the doctors and staff at Retina of Coastal...more
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very kind and knowledgeable professional.
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Dr westra is quiet and doesn't explain procedures well. You have to ask a lot of questions.
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