Dr. John Peters, MD

Dr. John Peters, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. John Peters, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2805 S 88th St Ste 102

Omaha, NE 68124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinguecula
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 86% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Peters'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. Peters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "Dr. Peters is a cornea specialist who performs corneal transplants, as well as no-stitch cataract surgery and many other procedures. He is well-known in the medical community and is active in clinical care, teaching and advocacy for his profession."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peters "We provide a wide range of ophthalmology services including cataract surgery, corneal transplants, LASIK, routine eye exams, glaucoma and diabetes care, intravitreal injections, macular degeneration care, trauma care, and consultations.  Dr. Peters has 24 years of experience in ophthalmology and is board-certified."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

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

  • Creighton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St Joseph Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • The Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Shands Hosp-U Fla Coll Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peters to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Peters' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Peters is an excellent ophthamologist. A very particular MD in all areas of your care. He has treated me for over 10 years for glaucoma, and removed a cataract. He was very reassuring, as I have vision in one eye only. He removed the cataract, placed an IOL, and my vision was very close to...more
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Dr Peters is a perfectionist and conservative in his care approach. I was begging for cataract surgery long before he thought it was time. The nurses in the surgical center he uses was extremely complimentary of him and his ability; I could tell he was well respected.
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