Dr. Karl Holling, MD

Dr. Karl Holling, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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62 y/o
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Dr. Karl Holling, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Colville, WA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

Office of Karl Holling, MD

164 N Main St

Colville, WA 99114
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network of WA
  • EBMS
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • LifeWise

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinguecula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Bilateral Cataracts
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetes Insipidus - Diabetes Mellitus - Optic Atrophy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • WSU
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Sacred Heart
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Loyola University Stritch School Med Maywood
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holling to family and friends
2.8
based on 8 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Holling's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Colville, WA |
Dr. Holling has his way of doing things. Respect his process & you'll have a fine experience. Buck it & you won't like him or your experience. He prefers to work uninterrupted. So do not interrupt him. Come with your questions and save them for the end. If you let him work, let him tell you what he...more
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Colville, Wa. |
I Have been to see Dr. Holling several times in the last 20 years, and finally gave up and am seeing an ophthalmologist in Spokane. Dr. Holling is an OK doctor, but is often curt, and to the point of being rude. As far as I'm concerned, he is arrogant.
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Nine Mile Falls, WA |
Rude, and egotistical, especially with senior citizens. Would not recommend Dr Holling.
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I am sorry for your unpleasant experience. Dr. Holling has been treating seniors for over 30 years and has always enjoyed helping them.
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in Colville wash |
Great Dr! So kind! So pleased with my surgery ! Staff is amazing ! Treated like family!
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Thank you for your kind remarks! Dr. Holling has enjoyed working with seniors for more than 30 years and values them as patients.
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in Colville, WA |
He was short, curt, almost sarcastic, spent as little time as possible with us, and then charged the both of us over $300.00, what was left over after medicare. When my husband forgot an appointment (which is common for the elderly), he charged him for the appointment. We are on social security....more
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I am sorry for you bad experience at your appointments. You were NOT charged for a missed appointment as Dr. Holling has never charged for missed appointments. You were charged for the Medicare and insurance...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Holling accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Asuris Northwest Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Network of WA
  • EBMS
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • LifeWise
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Holling has admitting privileges

Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N Lidgerwood St
Spokane, WA 99208
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Providence Mount Carmel Hospital
982 E Columbia Ave
Colville, WA 99114
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Providence St. Joseph's Hospital
500 E Webster Ave
Chewelah, WA 99109
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