Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD

Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Ralph Oursler III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2424 Century Pl SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  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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8  Procedures

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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oursler III to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 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

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This doctor has a terrible bedside manner and he rushes you through every visit like a herd of cattle. He is not concerned with your feelings nor does he care about correcting any problems with your vision that he caused. He is only concerned with making money and suggesting procedures that cost...more
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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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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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