Dr. Michael Blair, MD

Dr. Michael Blair, MD

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39 y/o
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Dr. Michael Blair, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Ford Eye Center

801 W Randol Mill Rd Ste 201

Arlington, TX 76012
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 93% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Blair's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blair "Dr. Michael Blair is a board-certified, award-winning physician and eye surgeon at Ford Eye Center in Arlington, Texas. His unique and extensive training and skills have enabled him to provide the highest quality eye surgery and patient care. In 2006, Dr. Blair graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. In the same year, he was accepted into one of the top eye surgery programs in the nation, Wilford Hall Medical Center. While in the program, he excelled and received several prestigious awards for his surgical abilities and research. In 2009, he was named chief resident, and in 2010, he graduated with the highest honors. After his residency, Dr. Blair continued his services in the 99th Surgical Operations Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas and was entrusted with the vision of our country’s finest pilots and Warfighters. As a Major, Dr. Blair was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service for skillfully performing over 2,532 major and minor intraocular surgeries resulting in a 100% success rate and return of function vision for all patients. During this period, his leadership, expertise, and tireless efforts were instrumental to the success of Air Combat Command’s most productive ophthalmology clinic, supporting over 72,000 active duty members and retirees."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blair "My goal is to provide the finest ophthalmic care, utilizing the most advanced technology while maintaining a warm and sincere dedication to my patients. The result of my seamless and specialized team approach is clearly reflected in my patient's excellent outcomes."
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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
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Hypertropia
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Physical Examination
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Wilford Hall/USAF Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wilford Hall Us Air Force Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blair has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blair's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blair to family and friends
4.9
based on 154 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (154)

  • 5
    (145)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Blair'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 (3)

in Plano, TX |
I would never recommend Dr. Blair to my family or friends. He canceled my appointment on the same day due to needing to take care of "personal matters" without considering what I had to go through to make that appointment in the 1st place. His office staff told me that it is his practice and he can...more
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in Bedford |
Dr. Blair is very kind and patient and was very reassuring as I anticipated cataract surgery. I had cataract surgery on both eyes, and everything went well just as he said it would. His staff is wonderful too.
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in Arlington, TX |
He is very professional, nice, welcoming, informative! Everything you could ever want in a doctor!!!
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Dr. Blair accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Blair has admitting privileges

USMD Hospital at Arlington
801 W Interstate 20
Arlington, TX 76017
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