Dr. Joern Soltau, MD

Dr. Joern Soltau, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joern Soltau, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Heidelberg in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

301 E Muhammad Ali Blvd

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nearsightedness
normal
more than 79% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Soltau "At University of Louisville Physicians, we are committed to the delivering the very finest health care to our patients and their families and serving them with personalized care and compassion. As professors and researchers at the UofL School of Medicine, we offer our patients innovative technologies, state of the art treatments and the opportunity to be a part of world-renowned health care advancements."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Heidelberg
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Soltau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Soltau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Soltau to family and friends
4.4
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Soltau's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Louisville, KY
There is so much Positive to say about Dr. Soltau and his staff so instead of going on and on about him and his staff I'll just say the Dr. Soltau and his Staff are all Top Notch in every aspect of taking Great care of me, I was going to have to give up night driving because of blinding oncoming...more
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