Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD

Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 43
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lucy DesPortes, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Matthews, NC. She is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. DesPortes is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center.

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

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DesPortes to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. DesPortes accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. DesPortes has admitting privileges

Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203
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