Dr. Joseph Ross, MD

Dr. Joseph Ross, MD

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60 y/o
(27)

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Dr. Joseph Ross, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Crystal River, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, plastic surgery, and more.

Envision Eye Specialists

295 SE US Highway 19

Crystal River, FL 34429
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
  • Preferred Health Systems
  • Prudential

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Top Care Areas

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

Entropion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ross'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ross "Dr. Ross is in a group practice of ophthalmology with an emphasis on diseases of the eye.  Family members of all ages need regular eye examinations.  Regular exams allow early detection of problems for all ages.  Our goal is to educate patients while providing the safest, most advanced medical and surgical eye care available."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery (Physician Assistant)

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpes Zoster Oticus
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Avastin® Injection
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • 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

  • CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Youngstown Hosp Assoc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Ariz
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ross has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ross' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ross to family and friends
27 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Ross' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr Ross identified the cause of constant tearing from both eyes was due to f tear draining into teas not draining into the ducts. He recommended and performed surgery on both lower lids. Great success! no more tearing. I highly recommend dr. Ross.
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very consistent and kind. i have been coming here for years and its great every time.
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Dr vergara and assistant; very caring about my vision, discussed symptoms and explained well.. thanks !
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I sough out Dr. Ross because of his outstanding record in regard to cataract surgery. I got so much more than I ever bargained for. Envision Eye Specialists has to be one of the most caring and thorough practices I’ve ever experienced. I highly recommend them and will be returning next year.
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Constant improvements to the company, I highly recommend this practice!!
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