Dr. Nigel Timothy, MD

Dr. Nigel Timothy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Nigel Timothy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Canton, MA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

95 Washington St Ste 592

Canton, MA 02021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Ischemia
more than 77% of peers
Macular Hole
more than 76% of peers
Macular Edema
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Timothy'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*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Joslin Diabetes Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Timothy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Timothy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Timothy to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Timothy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This "doctor" put his hand and other things in my eye without gloves on (I could smell what he had for lunch on his hands). I asked him to stop and he kept talking over me. They left me with the ability to see out of only one eye, and being alone, I had to drive home that way. I have a follow up...more
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