Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD

Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
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Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Lake Mary, FL. He has been practicing for 14 years.

1025 Primera Blvd

Lake Mary, FL 32746

Contact Information

(407) 333-1570

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cunningham "As your Retinologist, my primary goal is to provide you the very best in medical and surgical evaluation, care, and treatment for vitreo-retinal diseases that threaten your vision. My over-riding goal is to maintain your sight and allow you to carry out the life you wish to live."
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Strabismus
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Avastin® Injection
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Florida, Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Central Florida College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Baylor Col Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Baylor Coll Med-Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Cullen Eye Institute Goar Award For Resident Research
    Other Education | Completed
  • Deanne Barlow Romrell Professionalism In Medicine Memorial Award, University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed
  • Junior Alpha Omega Alpha (Aoa) Medical Honor Society
    Other Education | Completed
  • Lawrence M. Goodman Trust Award
    Other Education | Completed
  • Lions Eye Bank Foundation Milton Boniuk Resident Research Award
    Other Education | Completed
  • P.J. Leinfelder Award For Best Fellow Research Project, University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Other Education | Completed
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Fellow Award For Teaching Excellence
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cunningham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cunningham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cunningham to family and friends
4.8
based on 35 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cunningham'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
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Cunningham Says:

Dr. Cunningham and Florida Retina Institute would like to thank you for completing this survey. We strive to continuously provide excellent patient care and to treat our patients with professional respect in a patient-friendly environment. We value your opinion to ensure the quality care our patients deserve. We appreciate your trust and confidence in us.


Patient Comments (21)

in Longwood, FL |
As a Professional Photographer for 34 years, my eyesight is extremely important. When my eyesight became compromised, it was very unnerving. Dr. Cunningham guided my wife and me step by step through each procedure as he worked with determination to restore my eyesight. Besides being an amazing...more
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in Altoona, Florida |
If you are looking for a knowledgeable doctor who inspires confidence, is personable, and genuinely cares about his patients, then Doctor Cunningham is for you. It can be bit worrying having to see a doctor for eye trouble, but Doctor Cunningham puts you at ease as soon as he walks in the door,...more
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in Lady Lake, FL |
Dr. Cunningham is very forth coming with his diagnosis and explains the situation well. I feel he has my best interest and care in mind. All of his staff that I have met are very friendly and easy to talk to.
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in Tavares, FL |
He began my appointment with POSITIVE eye information. Good start with a new patient. Explained my issue in words and actions that I could understand completely. Very likeable personality...nice smile!
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in New Smyrna Beach, FL |
I began seeing Dr. Cunningham after a supposedly much more experienced retina doctor ruined my cornea trying to perform office procedures. Dr. Cunningham performed 3 surgical operations trying to repair my detached retina. In the end, it was only partially successful due to original damage from...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cunningham accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Cunningham has admitting privileges

Florida Hospital - Altamonte
601 E Altamonte Dr
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
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Orlando Regional Medical Center
1414 Kuhl Ave
Orlando, FL 32806
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Osceola Regional Medical Center
700 W Oak St
Kissimmee, FL 34741
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