Dr. Joseph Townley, MD

Dr. Joseph Townley, MD

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Dr. Joseph Townley, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

8141 W Center Rd Ste 100

Omaha, NE 68124

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Townley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Townley "Joseph W. Townley, M.D., a Board Certified comprehensive Ophthalmologist, has been in private practice since 1993. An Omaha native from a family of health professionals, Dr. Townley attended Creighton Prep, Creighton University, and Creighton University School of Medicine. He performed his Internship at the Mayo Clinic and finished his Ophthalmology training at The University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Townley is a comprehensive Ophthalmologist dedicated to providing a personalized approach to the medical and surgical management of a wide range of ocular disease in patients of all ages. Dr. Townley has a special emphasis in cataract surgery, being one of the first in the area to offer “no stitch, no shot, micro incision cataract surgery and multifocal lens implants.” The scope of his practice includes laser vision correction (LASIK), cataract surgery,glaucoma surgery and eyelid surgery. He continues to invest in the latest knowledge, technology and procedural advances in order to offer the highest level of care to his patients. His philosophy of leading edge and compassionate care extends beyond his practice. He continues to provide volunteer medical and surgical eye care here in Nebraska and throughout the world. He volunteers his time at both Creighton University Medical Center and the University of Nebraska Medical Center educating student and resident physicians in the practice of medicine. Dr. Townley is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, The Nebraska Medical Association, The Metro Omaha Medical Society and the Omaha Eye Society. Dr. Townley and his wife Karla have five children with whom he spends his free time."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Townley "At Eye Consultants, our Doctors specialize in comprehensive eye care including: cataract/lens implant surgery; diabetic laser treatment; glaucoma; cornea; retinal surgery; laser vision correction (LASIK) and blepharoplasty. We only use state of the art equipment for advanced diagnostic testing and surgery."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

122  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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33  Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Blepharoplasty
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Testing
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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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 U Omaha
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • The Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Townley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • Omaha Eye Society, Member
  • The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • The Metro Omaha Medical Society, Member
  • The Nebraska Medical Association, Member

Dr. Townley's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townley to family and friends
634 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (634)

  • 5
    (557)
  • 4
    (63)
  • 3
    (10)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Townley'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

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Townley was Exceptional with the care he gave my mother. During an appointment for my Mom , she told him I couldnt see out of one eye and barely out of the other. Without hesitation he checked my eyes immediately. He saw a severe problem and called a specialist himself, to get me in.. HE MADE...more
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