Dr. Matthew Ward, MD

Dr. Matthew Ward, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Matthew Ward, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Provo, UT. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 9 years. Dr. Ward is affiliated with Utah Valley Regional Medical Center and Intermountain Medical Center.

280 River Park Dr Ste 220

Provo, UT 84604

Contact Information

(801) 224-3565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Chalazion
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more than 87% of peers
Corneal Diseases
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more than 75% of peers
Eye Infections
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more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ward "I strive for the highest ethical standards of care, offering only well-reasoned and accurate diagnoses, then ensuring that patients understand their problem and treatment. In many offices, patients often spend most of their time with technicians and other staff members, with the doctor making a short appearance at the end of the visit. Patients visiting my office will spend most of their time with me and I will personally perform the exam including the glasses prescription and pressure check."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocorneal Endothelial Syndrome
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Utah
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends
4.8
based on 19 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Ward'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Orem, UT |
Took my 90-year-old mother to see Dr. Ward. Was a very pleasant visit.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ward accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Altius Health Plans
    Altius Health Plans HMO
    Altius Health Plans POS
    Altius Health Plans PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Public Employees Health Plan (PEHP)
    Public Employees Health Plan
  • Select Med
    Select Med Select Med
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ward has admitting privileges

Intermountain Medical Center
5121 S Cottonwood St
Murray, UT 84107
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Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 N 500 W
Provo, UT 84604
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