Dr. Peter Polack, MD

Dr. Peter Polack, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Peter Polack, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ocala, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3130 SW 32nd Ave

Ocala, FL 34474

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Polack "I take a holistic approach to the treatment of patients. Many of the conditions I see are related to a number of factors including autoimmune issues, previous surgery, medications, and diet. Only by taking all of these into consideration can one fully address the patient's needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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22  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/22/2016
    Amount or Range: $200,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: MARION COUNTY
    State: Florida
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.


  • Stetson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Bayfront Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New York Eye And Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cornell University Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of South Florida / College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Polack has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polack to family and friends
31 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Polack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I would recommend Dr. Polack to anyone needing cataract surgery. My surgery went well with no pain or complications. I consider the surgery highly successful and changed my life in a very good. My vision is much improved and I drive with glasses. I am thankful people like Dr. Polack are...more
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My eyesight is better than ever, it's a great feeling not having the need to wear glasses or contact lenses any more. My eyesight now is very important, especially for my career field. Thank you very much to Dr. Polack and his staff for the excellent work.
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Excellent eye doctor. Makes you feel comfortable and knows what he is doing.
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I have MS. about 6 months ago I had cataracts removed. My eye flared up and became painful. When I went back to Dr. Pollack he examined me and suggested that I go gluten free. I didn't take his advice and my eye did not improve. When I returned once agin he asked if I had gone gluten free. I...more
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Dr Polack is professional, friendly & knowledgeable. He explained each set as he performed my cataract surgery. Dr Polack personally called to check on me that evening! His staff from front desk to surgical assistants are very professional & friendly. I would give him 10+ stars if I could. He is...more
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