Dr. Michael Somers, MD

Dr. Michael Somers, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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58 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Michael Somers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in North Kansas City, MO. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Somers Eye Center

2790 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 1240

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Keratitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Somers'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Brown University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Yale ? New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Somers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Somers' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Somers to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Somers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was very happy with Dr. Somers and the Staff was excellent..... Their new office is beautiful!!
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I have been going to Dr. Somers for years. I have my cataract surgery scheduled with him after the first of the year. I would not think of having anyone else do the surgery. I have complete confidence in Dr. Somers and I know he will take excellent care of me.
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Needed eye exam and new glasses. Never had a pair of glasses I liked in the 20 years I have needed to wear them. UNTILL NOW THAT IS!! I love my new glasses. Will make the 700 mile trip again when I need new ones again.
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