Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Charlottesville, VA. He has been practicing for 8 years.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-1184

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
high
more than 88% of peers
Ulcer
high
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golen "To reduce vision-threatening eye diseases through clinical care, research, education and community service."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Golen does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Dry Eyes
  • Episcleritis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Notre Dame, Indiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of South Florida, Department Of Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of South Florida, Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of California, San Francisco, F. I. Proctor Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Golen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Golen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golen to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Golen'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bumpass, VA |
Dr. Golen was very patient, attentive and competent. Wonderful with my teenager. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
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in Lynchburg, VA |
I FELT VERY COMFORTABLE WITH HIM --- WONDERFUL BEDSIDE MANNER. I WAS VERY IMPRESSED HOW HE EXPLAINS THINGS TO YOU ON A NON-MEDICAL LEVEL SO YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND. HE TOOK TIME WITH YOU -- DID NOT SEEMED RUSHED AT ALL. MOST DOCTORS NOW JUST PUSH YOU RIGHT THROUGH -- NOT DR. GOLEN. I WOULD...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Golen accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Golen has admitting privileges

University of Virginia Hospital
1215 Lee Street
Charlottesville, VA 22908
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