Dr. Kirk Winward, MD

Dr. Kirk Winward, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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60 y/o
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Dr. Kirk Winward, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Retina Associates of Utah

5169 S Cottonwood St Ste 630

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • SelectHealth

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Winward "Our goal is to provide patients with outstanding retina care in a timely, efficient fashion"
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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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Basscom Palmer Eye Institute FL
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst/u Mi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Winward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Winward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Winward to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Winward'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in South Jordan, UT
Dr. Winward is a hero to me. Thanks to his skill as an eye surgeon, I can still see. He repaired retinal detachments in both of my eyes, staying late on a Friday night for the second one. Thank you Dr. Winward for being there for me twice.
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