Dr. Karen Walcott, MD

Dr. Karen Walcott, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Walcott, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Buffalo, NY. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

1637 Hertel Ave

Buffalo, NY 14216

Contact Information

(716) 634-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • Locals (any local)
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Herpetic Keratitis
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more than 77% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
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more than 69% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walcott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walcott's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walcott to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Walcott's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Walcott accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • Locals (any local)
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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