Dr. Matthew Parsons, MD

Dr. Matthew Parsons, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(24)
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Dr. Matthew Parsons, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1735 N State St

Provo, UT 84604

Contact Information

(801) 374-1818

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Keratoconus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blindness
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Parsons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parsons "Dr. Parsons is one of the leading providers of cornea, cataract, and glaucoma surgery in the state of Utah. Since he began practicing ophthalmology in 1990. Dr. Parsons has performed more then 5,000 surgeries. Dr. Parsons works relentlessly to stay current on the latest technological advances and is involved in research to improve surgical and medical treatments in his field."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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 Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parsons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parsons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parsons to family and friends
4.7
based on 24 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Parsons' 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 (12)

in Provo, UT |
The assistant and the doctor were very friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. The doctor was very good to explain what was going on with my eyes. I felt very well taken care of.
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in Orem, UT |
Dr. Parsons really took the time to go over my exam with me and my many questions. He treated me as if I was his only patient that day, now that is saying a lot for someone as busy as he is. Highly recommend, thank you.
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in Salt Lake City, UT |
His facility was very nice. It looks very up to date and modern. His techs are very nice and Dr. Parsons is very knowledgeable. I would recommend friends and family to him.
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in Springville, UT |
Good doctor. I have been seeing Dr. Parsons for a few years now, I am satisfied with my care, sometimes the wait is a problem. But I will continue to see Dr. Parsons.
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in Lehi, UT |
dr parsons is a great dr. he has been my dr for close to 20 years. i would recommend him to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Parsons accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • 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
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Parsons has admitting privileges

Sanpete Valley Hospital
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Mount Pleasant, UT 84647
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