Dr. Maria Bernal, MD

Dr. Maria Bernal, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
44 y/o
8 reviews

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Dr. Maria Bernal, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. She is 44 years old. Dr. Bernal is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center, Touro Infirmary and Ochsner Baptist....See Less

LSU Specialty Center

3700 Saint Charles Ave Ste 305

New Orleans, LA 70115
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Bernal's Experience

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Dr. Bernal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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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

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • La St U/Ochsner
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bernal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bernal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bernal to family and friends
3.8
based on 8 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Bernal's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Houston, TX |
Wait time almost 4 hours! Lacks bedside manners. Doesn't care about patient well-being. I would not recommend!
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in GRETNA LA |
Dr.Bernal is a dedicated amazing doctor.She came in the office even on the Christmas Holidays.Fantastic manners really cares about her patients.The whole office very nice people.I give DR.Bernal a million stars.BEST DOCTOR EVER
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Dr. Bernal accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Bernal has admitting privileges

Ochsner Baptist
2700 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
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Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
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