Dr. John Wood III, MD

Dr. John Wood III, MD

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Dr. John Wood III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

110 Conner Dr Ste 2

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Contact Information

(919) 942-8701

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medico
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Blepharitis
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Dr. Wood III treats Blepharitis more than 100% of his peers

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Eyelid Disorders
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Dr. Wood III treats Eyelid Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wood III treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
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Dr. Wood III treats Benign Neoplasm of Choroid more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wood III treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

I have over 22 years of experience being a "Comprehensive Ophthalmologist" meaning that I treat a broad variety of eye conditions including, but not limited to, simple glasses exams, red eye, infections, dry eye, eye injuries, diabetic eye problem...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    University Of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1984
    Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School
    1984

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wood III

4.0

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
20.58823529411765%
(7)

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I have just had cataract surgeries, one on each eye. What had initially been a dread – had turned out to be a painless experience. Fortunately, the choice of a doctor to perform the surgery is a no-brainer for me, Dr. Wood has been my ophthalmologist for over 20 years. The combination of the lens...Read More
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After a bad experience with the first cataract surgery (left eye) due to an unexpected, uncommon problem with my eye it took me over a year to get up the courage to have the cataract removed in the other eye. I didn't want to return to the same dr. A friend recommended Dr. Wood. Even though there...Read More
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Very good physician. Took my 88 year old mother in to see Dr. Wood. He performed cataract surgery on my Mom's second eye- she sees better out of this new eye. The office, the staff, and Dr. we're/are all really good. Highly recommended!
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I know several former patients of Dr. Wood who have the same opinion of him as I do...He's rushed, uncommunicative, and lacks sensitivity. Difficult to understand the many 5-star ratings on this site.
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Rushed and refers questions to his techs. During my last visit, he was literally backing out of the room as I was attempting to ask him a question about my diagnosis. Also, during cataract surgery, he implanted a lens that made my nearsightedness worse and told me I had agreed to that lens prior to...Read More
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