Dr. Jacob Yunker, MD

Dr. Jacob Yunker, MD

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Dr. Jacob Yunker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jeffersonville, IN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

302 W 14th St Ste 100A

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Yunker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yunker "Dr. Yunker was born and raised in Maysville, KY. He received his undergraduate education at Transylvania University before graduating from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Yunker completed residency training at Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital and fellowship training at Retina Consultants of Alabama, both at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. During his residency training, Dr. Yunker's passion for teaching earned him the Brass Apple teaching award. As an Assistant Professor of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at the University of Kentucky Department of Ophthalmology, he was actively involved in teaching residents and training fellows in retinal surgery. Dr. Yunker has pubished papers on diabetic retinopathy and vitreo-retinal surgery and has also served as a co-instructor for courses on diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and vitreo-retinal surgical techniques at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Yunker "We are a center of excellence and our eye surgeons have performed thousands of surgical and laser vision correction procedures. Our board-certified eye surgeons and our eye doctors–several of whom are fellowship-trained specialists–provide personalized eye care to patients at multiple locations in the Kentuckiana region. In addition to our Vision Surgery Center, the Jeffersonville Dry Eye Center offers patients customized treatments for this common eye condition."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

80  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
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yunker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yunker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yunker to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Yunker'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

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Great Experience! I have a complicated diagnosis, but Dr. Yunker makes it very easy to understand. The office staff was wonderful!
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Dr Yunker is so impressive! The doctor and staff put me at ease. I will only trust him with my eyes!
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