Dr. Nicholas Schmitt, MD

Dr. Nicholas Schmitt, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Nicholas Schmitt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wayzata, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology, cosmetic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

250 Central Ave N Ste 107

Wayzata, MN 55391

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • 22 More

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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Blepharoplasty
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
73

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Allegheny U Hosp-Med Coll Penn (Drexel University College Of Medicine)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schmitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schmitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schmitt to family and friends
4.9
based on 26 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Schmitt'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 (15)

in Wayzata, MN
Ontime, professional and courteous staff. Dr. Schmitt was cheerful, helpful , and knowledgeable. My father has dementia, and Dr. Schmitt took extra time to explain his condition. My dad is recovering nicely from his eyelid surgery.
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in Minnetonka, MN
Very cheery and caring doctor. Spent a lot of time with my mom explaining her condition.
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in St Michael, MN
Great experience, very competent and thorough doctor. Recommended to family and friends.
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in Minnetonka, MN
Wow! Dr. Schmitt took the time to explain my mothers condition and answered all my questions. He even called day after surgery to see how she was doing. Now that's good medicine.
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in Mound, MN
Thorough exam, listens, answered all my questions. Great surgical outcome. What more can I say?
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