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Dr. Paul Ernest, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Ernest

Specialty Eye Institute

1116 W Ganson St Jackson, MI 49202

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Dr. Paul Ernest, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, MI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.


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Care Philosophy

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 pa...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 34 Best Ophthalmologist in America, 2010
  • Top 100 Doctors, 2002

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(517) 782-5026

Dr. Ernest accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

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Dr. Ernest's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Corneal Diseases
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Dr. Ernest treats Corneal Diseases more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Ernest treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Ulcer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ernest treats Ulcer more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Ernest treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Corneal Ulcer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ernest treats Corneal Ulcer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Ernest treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Ernest's conditions and procedures:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Affiliated Hospitals

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)

Sparrow Hospital

Lansing, MI

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)