Dr. Mary Ratchford, MD

Dr. Mary Ratchford, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Mary Ratchford, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Berlin, CT and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1166 Farmington Ave

Berlin, CT 06037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Ratchford'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*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Duke U Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ratchford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ratchford's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ratchford to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ratchford's 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

All of Dr. Ratchford's staff is highly trained and dedicated. If you ask them a question about your care they will explain in detail. They do not talk down to you. Their printed literature on eye diseases is excellent.
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Dr. Ratchford was warm and welcoming, as was the rest of her staff. I had an issue with my vision that was detrimental to my quality of life, and Dr. Ratchford identified the problem and helped me. I trust that she will make the right decisions and I trust my health and vision are safe in her...more
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