Dr. Nelson Sabates Sr, MD

Dr. Nelson Sabates Sr, MD

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Dr. Nelson Sabates Sr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Leawood, KS and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

11261 Nall Ave

Leawood, KS 66211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sabates Sr does not have any board certifications listed.

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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-Kansas City
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sabates Sr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sabates Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sabates Sr' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sabates Sr to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sabates Sr' 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 (7)

Dr. Nelson and his staff are the best! I credit him with saving my vision! He is the most caring physician I have ever met. He and his staff are ultimate professional s, in terms of their expertise and how they care for their patients. I have recommended him to my family and friends and will...more
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I found Dr. Sabates to be very professional, knowledgeable and he took the time to explain where I was with the cataract development. I am extremely happy with him handling the care of my eyes.
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I had a pleasant experience from start to finish Doctor Sabates was very cordial and informative.
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Dr. Nelson Sabates has saved my eyesight numerous times during the approximately 25 years he has been my ophthalmologist. He has performed cataract surgery and vitrectomies/ epiretinal peels on both eyes, as well as correcting retinal tears I have experienced. Despite all of these issues, my vision...more
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I have been a patient with Dr. Sabates since 1973 treating detached retina, varying degrees of continuing sight loss including cataract surgery, lasik treatment and now wet macular degradation. Dr. Nelson has given me the best treatment options that have kept my vision alive to the point I have...more
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