Dr. Jeffrey Fuller, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Fuller, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(5)
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Dr. Jeffrey Fuller, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

250 State Farm Pkwy

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 943-4600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Eye Surgery
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more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Fuller's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fuller "Dr. Jeffrey Fuller is a fellowship-trained and board-certified ophthalmologist sub-specializing in medical and surgical treatment of conditions affecting the retina and vitreous. He thoroughly enjoys interacting with patients and treating their visual disease, coordinating his care with their referring eye care professional. Dr. Fuller is also the recipient of numerous awards and scientific grants, and his research has lead to numerous publications in ophthalmological and basic science journals. He has lectured at national and international professional society meetings including, The Macula Society, the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), The Iowa Eye Meeting, and the Joint Commission on Allied Health Professionals in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO). Dr. Fuller has worked under mentors Peter Detloff, PhD., James Folk, M.D., Dennis Marcus, M.D. and Ed Stone, M.D., PhD. Dr. Fuller is a member of the American Society of Retinal Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Board of Ophthalmology, the American Medical Association of Alabama, the Iowa Eye Association, and other professional organizations. Dr. Fuller earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He spent two years in Brazil completing missionary services. He then obtained his medical education at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Fuller's internship was completed at Baptist Medical Center-Montclair in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia, Department of Ophthalmology in Augusta. He then completed two-years of fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics Department of Ophthalmology in Iowa City, Iowa, which is consistently ranked among the top 5 ophthalmology training programs in the nation. Dr. Fuller's ties to Alabama are strong, having married an Alabama-native and UA graduate, Laura Morris while a medical student at UAB. They now have six children including 5 boys and 1 girl. His hobbies include cycling, triathlons, following college football and basketball, snow skiing and reading. He completed an Ironman Triathlon in 2011. He and his family are very involved with their church group and Dr. Fuller is fluent in Portuguese and conversant in Spanish."

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • 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)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Baptist Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Medical Coll Ga
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Iowa U Hosps & Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuller has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fuller's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuller to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Fuller'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 (3)
Oxford, MS |
He took the time to discuss my condition and he was very pleasant. Nice staff too.
Norwood, LA |
At first he was great. Until I started having problems. Them I was accused of having an addiction to pain meds. My pressure went up so high in my eye I ended up losing vision and now eventually lost my(I have a prosthetic) this was in the Baton Rouge Office. I regret not taking this further. I trusted his judgement until then and now I ha e to live with this every day!!!
in Tuscaloosa, AL |
Dr. Fuller and his staff were considerate and efficient. He put me at ease about my eye when I thought I was going lose all vision.
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Dr. Fuller accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Fuller has admitting privileges

DCH Regional Medical Center
809 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
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Northport Medical Center
2700 Hospital Dr
Northport, AL 35476
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UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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