Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD

Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD

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Dr. Matthew Cunningham, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Lake Mary, FL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University of Central Florida College of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

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

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

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

Dr. Cunningham'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.

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."

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

73  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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13  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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cunningham to family and friends
36 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 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:
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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.

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Patient Comments (22)

I would highly recommend Dr. Cunningham. He explained everything clearly in a professional and personable manner.
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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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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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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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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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