Dr. Jody Abrams, MD

Dr. Jody Abrams, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
40 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Jody Abrams, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Abrams is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.

Sarasota Retina Institute

3400 Bee Ridge Rd

Sarasota, FL 34239
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Temporal Arteritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Optic Neuritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Louisiana State University Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • St. John's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abrams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abrams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abrams to family and friends
3.8
based on 26 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Abrams' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Sarasota, FL |
Dr. Abrams is arrogant, non-caring, misdiagnosed my son's condition. Staff is non-caring, Unbelievable wait time.
Sarasota, FL |
Long waits. Rude staff. I forced to watch infomercial for 2.5 hours. Left because my turn was no where in the near future.
in Port Charlotte, FL |
Considerate, Compassionate, Cares about the patient. Staff is awesome
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Abrams accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Abrams has admitting privileges

Fawcett Memorial Hospital
21298 Olean Blvd
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
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Memorial Hospital of Tampa
2901 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33609
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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Bradenton, FL 34202
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Venice Regional Bayfront Health
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL 34285
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