Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD

Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

2424 Century Pl SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 304-6620

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Keratitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

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Procedures

  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oursler III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oursler III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oursler III to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Oursler III's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Taylorsville, NC |
I had a lense replacement at another Dr"s office. Unfortunately for me the Dr that did my surgery is unable to complete any follow up procedures. My appointment this morning consisted of Dr Oursler telling me that he was tired of people bypassing his office to go to Dr Christanberry. His demeanor...more
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in Mooresville, NC |
Dr. Oursler performed iLASIK on me a week ago. The pre-op meeting went well and the meeting with Dr. Oursler was a learning experience. The surgery went with Dr. Oursler explaining each step. His staff was knowledgeable, courteous, and very helpful before, during, and after the surgery. My...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Oursler III accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • 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
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Oursler III has admitting privileges

Caldwell Memorial Hospital
321 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
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Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
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Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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