Dr. Kristin J. Tarbet, MD

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Dr. Kristin J. Tarbet, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

1810 116th Ave NE Ste D1, Bellevue, WA 98004 Get Directions

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Dr. Tarbet specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Bellevue, WA. She practices at 2 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Essence Healthcare
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Experience with Dr. Tarbet
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Bothell Wa |
Dr. Tarbet is awesome!! And so are her staff. Very pleasant, supportive, helpful, warm office atmosphere. The surgery results were as Dr. Tarbet explained. She is an artist and a surgeon!
in Snoqualmie, WA |
SHE WAS GREAT AND VERY HELPFULL
in Tacoma, WA |
I have been seeing Dr Tarbet for over 5 years now. I have seen her for facial cosmetic surgery & ongoing treatments. I absolutely love her. My results from her work have been outstanding.I receive compliments all the time. As a medical professional myself, I know her surgical skills are exceptional. I admire all the work she has done for me. She is wonderful in the office setting. I always take note of who the doctors & nurses seek out for their own care--Dr Tarbet!!
in Bellevue, WA |
Recommending her to EVERYONE! The Amara technician, Dori, was amazing. The front desk is fabulous. Her nurses and just everyone was FABULOUS! Her fellow, Dr. Jacobs, is exceptional, and of course - Dr. Tarbet is beyond belief. I truly adore and value her.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Utah

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Washington University

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Wisconsin Madison

    Completed in 1999

    Washington University

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tarbet's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Tarbet

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients