Dr. Rick Isernhagen, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

Retina Associates Of Kentucky 120 N Eagle Creek Dr Ste 500 Lexington, KY 40509 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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.

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Biography

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.

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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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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.

Dr. Isernhagen's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Isernhagen says...

Retina Associates of Kentucky's renowned physicians and their highly trained, caring staff diagnose and treat many retina disorders, with specialization in retinal detachments, macular degeneration, diabetes-related conditions, floaters, histoplasmosis and uveitis.

Dr. Isernhagen says...

Our physicians have over forty years of experience in vitreoretinal surgery and perform more surgical procedures than any other practice in Kentucky. They regularly educate other physicians regionally and nationally on surgical procedures, and consistently bring the latest in surgical techniques and instrumentation to our operating rooms to improve our patients' vision and quality of life.

While Dr. Rick Isernhagen no longer performs procedures in the surgical operating room, he does many in-office procedures and can address many of our patients' conditions at their office visit. If he believes a procedures in the operating room is necessary, he coordinate the patients' care with his surgical partners.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • 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
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    U Okla Tch Hosps

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Dean a McGee Eye Inst

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye 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)