Dr. Ron Lord, MD

Dr. Ron Lord, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Ron Lord, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Saint George, UT and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.

230 N 1680 E # F

Saint George, UT 84790

Contact Information

(866) 874-6496

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Purulent Endophthalmitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lord "We at RASU are committed to providing the highest quality eyecare available. We specialize in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, complicated cataracts, retinal detachments, severe trauma, ocular oncology, ROP and uveitis."

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

148  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Macula Halo Syndrome
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Concentric Annular
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 3
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Macules, Hereditary, Congenital Hypopigmented and Hyperpigmented
  • Migraine
  • Minimal Pigment Oculocutaneous Albinism
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Ocular Albinism
  • Ocular Albinism X - Linked, Recessive
  • Ocular Albinism, Type I
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Displacement
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Vaccinia
  • Oculo Cerebro Acral Syndrome
  • Oculo Skeletal Renal Syndrome
  • Oculo Tricho Anal Syndrome
  • Oculo Tricho Dysplasia
  • Oculocerebral Dysplasia
  • Oculocerebral Hypopigmentation Syndrome, Type Preus
  • Oculocerebral Syndrome With Hypopigmentation
  • Oculo-Cerebro-Acral, (Roberts-Like) Ectrodactyly
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 1
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 1A
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 1B
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 2
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 3
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Type 4
  • Oculocutaneous Tyrosinemia
  • Oculodental Syndrome
  • Oculo-Dento-Digital Dysplasia Dominant
  • Oculodentodigital Syndrome
  • Oculodentoosseous Dysplasia Dominant
  • Oculodentoosseous Dysplasia Recessive
  • Oculodigitoesophagoduodenal Syndrome
  • Oculofaciocardiodental Syndrome
  • Oculomaxillofacial Dysostosis
  • Oculomelic Amyoplasia
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Palsy
  • Oculo-Osteo-Cutaneous Syndrome
  • Oculo-Oto-Facial Dysplasia
  • Oculopalatocerebral Syndrome
  • Oculopalatoskeletal Syndrome
  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Oculorenocerebellar Syndrome
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 1
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 27
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 29
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Deafness Hypogenitalism
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinohepatoendocrinologic Syndrome
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy - Anemia - CNS Anomalies
  • Retinopathy - Aplastic Anemia - Neurological Abnormalities
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinopathy, Pigmentary - Mental Retardation
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveal Diseases
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Uveitic Glaucoma
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Southern Utah University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Research Poster Award AAO, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lord's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lord to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lord's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Lord is scheduling as many patients a day as possible. As a result, he does not have time to explain or sympathize with his patients. I was being treated for a retina problem but during my last visit for that problem, my cornea received an abrasion and that issue was more painful than the...more
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Dr. Lord performed eye surgery on me for a very unusual and serious condition. The outcome had been excellent. He is a very knowledgeable caring and competent surgeon.
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Dr. Lord is a nice guy and is very competent but he is always in such a hurry that we have no time to really discuss what is going on with my eye treatment and future needs.
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I am a healthy 48-year-old woman who is an atypical candidate for retinal disease. After a visit to an ophthalmologist with concerns about dark spots in my vision I was referred to Dr. Lord. My retina was detached in 2 places. Dr. Lord met with me the following morning at 7 AM to perform my...more
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As much as I hate getting shots in my eyes, Dr Lord and his staff make it as tolerable as it can be. They are all amazing!!
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