Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD

Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Matthews, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

724 Aubrey Bell Dr

Matthews, NC 28105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
high
more than 83% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 74% of peers
Nearsightedness
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. DesPortes's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Strabismus

4  Procedures

  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DesPortes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DesPortes' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. DesPortes to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. DesPortes' 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)

Dr. Lucy DesPortes was Dr. Lucy Yarborough when I saw her, so it was several years ago. You don't forget a cordial and capable physician. Dr. DesPortes cut my eye cyst and prescribed the right medication to make the eye heal faster.
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