Dr. Matthew Fornefeld, MD

Dr. Matthew Fornefeld, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Matthew Fornefeld, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bloomington, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

481 S Landmark Ave

Bloomington, IN 47403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Farsightedness
very high
more than 90% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 88% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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11  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Indiana University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fornefeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fornefeld's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fornefeld to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fornefeld'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 (4)

He is the best at what he does, in my opinion. L.A...
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Our experience with Dr Fornefeld and his staff was exceptional! His staff was very helpful and very kind. We highly recommend this team!
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I never got to see the doctor as I had been waiting for an hour and a half and had to leave due to other obligations. My wait time would have been 45 minutes, which is still unacceptable, but the office manager mistakenly gave my appt. to another woman. There was another patient that had to...more
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I brought my elderly mom for an exam. Although the huge office complex was deserted except for various staff members, we were kept waiting for an absurd amount of time, first to be seen, then for the the doctor to appear after a different staffer had run through basic tests. Overall we were there...more
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