Dr. Ingrid Carlson, MD

Dr. Ingrid Carlson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Ingrid Carlson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

2075 Barkley Blvd Ste 205

Bellingham, WA 98226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group

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Top Care Areas

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

Diplopia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esotropia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Hypertropia
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Carlson "Dr. Carlson is an experienced cataract surgeon. She has also completed specialty training in childhood eye conditions. We accept most insurances. In addition, Dr. Carlson gives of her time doing Medical Mission work for children in developing countries. To watch a short video of her mission work, click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXeSXf62zMo . To read about her mission work, click here: http://sidestreets.freedomblogging.com/2012/12/15/poverty-need-draws-eye-surgeon-to-island/17"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

84  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Marlboro College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carlson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carlson's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Carlson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I loved Dr. Carlson! She really listened to me. I had cataract surgery on both of my eyes in Dec. 2015 and saw her for strabismus. Unfortunately, I was unable to have the surgery to correct the strabismus at that time, but I will certainly go back to her when I am able to have that surgery. She...more
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My 10 year old son, has some anxiety with some medical visits. My other three boys don't have this issue. So when my son began to panic, Dr. Carlson was impatient and rude. She was not professional at all. And she does this for a living? I can't believe our pediatrician recommended this Dr. We...more
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My sincerest apology for your experience. It is always our highest concern to provide honest, thorough, and compassionate care.

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