Dr. Joseph Brightwell, MD

Dr. Joseph Brightwell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Joseph Brightwell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 125

Louisville, KY 40205

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Brightwell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Allergic Conjunctivitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Eye Infections
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brightwell treats Eye Infections more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Brightwell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Brightwell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1990
University Of Louisville
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Of Louisville
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Louisville
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1989
1986
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Brightwell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brightwell

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr Brightwrll is. Superb ophthalmologist . He is professional , on time , answers questions thoroughly and listens closely. I have seen him for over 5 years now and had cataract surgery with him 3 years ago. I am very glad to be his patient. His staff is wonderful , especially Brittany , his...Read More
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I would not consider recommending this doctor. In the time he spent with me, he discounted everything I said, didn't ask about my specific situations and lumped me in with many others using broad generalizations in the extremely short time he spent with me. I will not go back.
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Dr Brightweel and his staff are professional, courteous and patient. Dr Brightwell did my lasic surgery and years of follow up. I highly recommend this doctor.
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Locations

Kentucky Eye Care

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus