Dr. Kristin Tarbet, MD

Dr. Kristin Tarbet, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Kristin Tarbet, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

1810 116th Ave NE Ste D1

Bellevue, WA 98004

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  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Essence Healthcare
  • First Choice Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
very high
more than 96% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

17  Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarbet's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tarbet

3.7

Based on 32 reviews

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1 Star
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I love Dr. Tarbet and her team! They are always so patient with me when I ask questions. Her team is always smiling and helpful.
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Very unprofessional, unethical and incompetent admin. I had cosmetic billing dispute because of their inefficiency and miscommunication. At the end I had to pay the full bill because of their fault. The treatment I received bella fill for my tiny chicken pox mark did not work either. But it is the...Read More
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Dr. Tarbet is among the best. A master injectionist (she teaches it). She is very warm & caring. Always honest, she tells me if i don't need something. I won't go anywhere else for fillers. An anesthesiologist acquaintance who works w hundreds of cosmetic surgeons said Dr. Tarbet has an artistic...Read More
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I visited Dr. Tarbet's office in spring 2016. It was my first time considering any type of cosmetic injection and I had visited two other offices for an under eye belotero injection. Dr. Tarbet's nurse injector made me feel so comfortable and was very good at working to address my concerns. After...Read More
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I have Graves disease. My eyes have been so irritated and even the skin around them. So happy that I found this practice. I called and got in to see Chris the next day. I am feeling so much better. He had solutions that no other doctor has been able to address. I am very thankful for this...Read More
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