Dr. Joel Herring, MD

Dr. Joel Herring, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Joel Herring, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

MS Retina Associates

1200 N State St Ste 300

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Herring'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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 Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ms School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Herring has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Herring's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Herring to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Herring's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I was 22 years old when I had both of my retinas tear. Dr. Herring was patient, kind, and thoughtful. He saved my vision.
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If I hadn’t found another doctor I would be blind in my left eye. Waited about 2 hours I exam room and given injection into eye WITHOUT adequate anesthesia. 2nd appt: left in exam room for hours, with no one checking on me. When he finally appeared, he told me my blinking had torn my cornea. So...more
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Great doctor great staff. Took lots of time explaining what was wrong with my eye. Sorry other patients not very happy but not the case for me..Will never see another eye specialist other than Dr Herring. Can't say enough about how happy I am with both Dr Herring and his great staff. He had lots of...more
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He is very rushed and rough. He did not prepare me for his procedure by explaining what he was about to do. Herring has a cattle call business and treats patients like a faceless number. Today I was there for a 3:20 follow-up and still waiting after 40 minutes. I WILL NOT BE BACK, there are other...more
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After 2 retina surgeries on right eye, I had numbness, swelling, & slurred speech occur a month after the 2nd surgery. I called the office & they did not seem concerned; I was afraid something had gone wrong the right eye or something more serious on that side. Dr. Herring,"Your retina is fine,...more
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