Dr. Paul Holmwood, MD

Dr. Paul Holmwood, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Paul Holmwood, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 Hopkins Rd

Buffalo, NY 14221

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Holmwood'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*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holmwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holmwood's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holmwood to family and friends
12 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Holmwood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (6)

Most rude and unprofessional I have ever met.
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I had cataract surgery last year. Surgery was done on both eyes. It was done properly; however I was very disappointed by Dr. Holmwoods inability to answer my questions after surgery. I had some basic concerns of which were not answered, he was very rude and was even upset that I would even...more
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Talented, experienced, expert professional has taken care of our entire family's eye care needs for many, many years. Friendly staff is professional and courteous.
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Too abrupt with his exam 'time' and also with pertinent questions I'd had >>> everything was "fine" until I'd found out otherwise shortly thereafter {which entailed two other exams: one here and one out-of-state}. Also, I'd been charged "twice" by the billing department as to my insurance co-pay,...more
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Very concerned and knowledgeable. Extremely skilled. His office staff are also very caring and communicative.
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