Dr. Paul Ernest, MD

Dr. Paul Ernest, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Ernest, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, MI and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

1116 W Ganson St

Jackson, MI 49202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ernest "Our patients deserve the best eye care possible. From the moment one enters our clinic, it is important that every encounter with every staff member be a positive experience. In 30 years of practice, we have strived to achieve an environment where patients are treated with respect and as plesently as possible. Patients are given the time necessary to evaluate their problems. Various diagnostic equipment are used to help me, as a physician, in achieving the best surgical outcome that one can anticipate. As a physician, I continue to strive for excellence in the care of each individual patient."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Kresge Eye Inst/Wayne
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 34 Best Ophthalmologist in America, 2010
  • Top 100 Doctors, 2002
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ernest's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ernest to family and friends
4.4
based on 9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Ernest'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
16 to 30 minutes

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