Dr. Rick Isernhagen, MD

Dr. Rick Isernhagen, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Rick Isernhagen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.Read his story

120 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 500

Lexington, KY 40509

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Top Care Areas

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

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Isernhagen'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.

Dr. Isernhagen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Isernhagen "Rick D. Isernhagen, MD completed his ophthalmology residency at the McGee Eye Institute at the University of Oklahoma and completed a fellowship at the Wilmer Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is listed in the 2014 Edition of "America's Top Ophthalmologists." He is a past president of the Lexington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Isernhagen "Our Mission is to provide the best possible care to any patient with a disorder of the retina, macula or vitreous in a compassionate, personalized, and timely manner.

We will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art mix of diagnostic, and medical and surgical treatment services, through a network of offices convenient for our referring doctors and patients.  We will strive to provide the most compassionate care for all patients.  We will dedicate ourselves to the future of our profession by training the nation's top new retinal surgeons, and by engaging in meaningful, cutting-edge research."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • U Okla Tch Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Dean a McGee Eye Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Isernhagen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Isernhagen's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Isernhagen to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Isernhagen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been going to Dr. Isernhagen's office for a few years. I would highly recommend him. The office personnel are always very efficient and friendly. Thanks for a good visit today. Janet Sturgill
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