Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Golen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

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

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

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

Dr. Golen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Golen does not have any board certifications listed.

23  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

13  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

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

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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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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