Dr. Robert Wiggins Jr, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 61

  

Dr. Robert Wiggins Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.


Locations

Asheville Eye Associates

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Dr. Wiggins Jr' Reviews

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4.9

Based on 72 reviews

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Dr Wiggins is very professional and intelligent. I trust him 100% with the care of my child.
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He is very personalble, takes great time with my daughter, very friendly and explains the procedures so I was able to understand.
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I appreciate the care and attention that we receive concerning my son's vision issues.
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good, they were flexible about making appointments that fit our schedule and I never had long waiting ties
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it was great.
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Has alwaays listened to my concerns. Testested me to make correct diagnosis over several months
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Always professional and education and experience inspire confidence.
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(828) 785-4514

Dr. Wiggins Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wiggins Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diplopia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats Diplopia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Visual Field Defects
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats Visual Field Defects more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Scotoma
Nystagmus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats Nystagmus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wiggins Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Motor Nystagmus
  • Nystagmus 1, Congenital, X-Linked
  • Nystagmus 2, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Nystagmus, Congenital Motor, Autosomal Recessive
  • Nystagmus, Hereditary Vertical
  • Nystagmus, Myoclonic

Dr. Wiggins Jr' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • LASIK
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Monovision
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Oculoplastics
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Dr. Wiggins specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, and neuro-ophthalmology and serves as the physician administrator for Asheville Eye Associates. Following his fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-op...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Duke Eye Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Fell Baylor
Residency Hospital
1988
Duke Eye Center
Residency Hospital
1985
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

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79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018, 2017)