Dr. John Olson, MD

Dr. John Olson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. John Olson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology, ophthalmic surgery, and more.Read his story

44 Lake Beauty Dr Ste 300

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Olson'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.

Dr. Olson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Olson "A native of Chicago, IL, Dr. Olson received his M.D. from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and was a retinal fellow at the Bascom Palmer Institute. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience, and has been a principal investigator in many national clinical research trials. Dr. Olson was also part of a medical mission to Peru on Project Orbis, and is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the College of Medicine, University of Central Florida."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Olson "Dr. Olson is an expertly trained physicians and has performed hundreds of procedures, staying on the leading edge of the field and offering the latest techniques and innovation through clinical trials and research.  For over 35 years, his vision has always been to provide the most advanced and compassionate retina care."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

  • Northwestern University of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olson to family and friends
10 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Olson'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

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Olson Says:
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Dear Valued Patient, 

Thank you for allowing me to be your vitreoretinal specialist. I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey. If you received great service and attention, please tell a friend. If you did not, please tell me or my staff. We are committed to providing you the best care.

Sincerely, 

Dr. John C. Olson 

"

Patient Comments (8)

My great experience began from the moment I made my appointment. The person answering the phone was so helpful and pleasant and said "You're going to LOVE Dr. Olson!!" She was right- Dr. Olson is great! Their office was particularly busy the day of my appointment, but that didn't stop Dr. Olson and...more
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The staff is very friendly and accommodating.
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Dr Olson is excellent. I have been visiting him for last 9years.
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Alls good
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He's my god send!
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