Dr. Sara O'Connell, MD

Dr. Sara O'Connell, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Sara O'Connell, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read her story

7504 Antioch Rd

Overland Park, KS 66204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. O'Connell performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Migraine
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. O'Connell'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. O'Connell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. O'Connell "Sara S. O'Connell, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, cataracts, and general ophthalmology. Dr. O'Connell received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed an internal medicine internship at Saint Luke's Hospital, an ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center and a glaucoma fellowship at the New England Glaucoma Research Foundation in Boston. She is member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society. She is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and received the American Women's Association Award. Dr. O'Connell is a recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology National Honor Award and is listed in the "Best Doctors in America.""

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Connell "Mission Statement

The Doctors and Staff of the Kansas City Eye Clinic are dedicated to providing compassionate eye care of the highest quality; respecting patient rights, individual needs, and best interests."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New Eng Glaucoma Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Connell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Connell's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Connell to family and friends
10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. O'Connell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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