Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD

Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD

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Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Leesburg, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

601 E Dixie Ave Ste 201

Leesburg, FL 34748

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wehrly's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wehrly "Dr. Wehrly is a Board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is fellowship trained in Cornea and External Disease at Duke University and has been operating on eyes since 1992. In 2001, after seven years of military service in the Air Force, Dr. Wehrly joined Lake Eye Associates. He had served as Chief of Ophthalmology at MacDill AFB in Tampa, and as Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Laser Eye Surgery at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dr. Wehrly has performed more than 20,200 successful state-of-the-art cataract surgeries, 12,000 refractive surgeries, and thousands of other ocular and laser procedures. He was the first surgeon in Central Florida to perform LenSx® refractive laser surgery. Dr. Wehrly has extensive experience in multifocal implants and has implanted thousands of Toric® IOLs, including the new multifocal Symfony® extended range of vision lens. He also combines glaucoma and cataract surgeries, utilizing endocyclophotocoagulation (ECP) and iStent®, to reduce intraocular pressure and preserve vision in a single event. Dr. Wehrly has been a predominant figure in the Lake County community for 16 years, donating his time to the care of the indigent and contributing to several charities. He lives in Tavares with his wife and three children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wehrly "Focused Care, Visionary Service."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Miami University, Oxford Ohio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Christ Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wehrly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wehrly's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wehrly to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Wehrly's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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Patient Comments (3)

Dr Wehrly is thorough. He is caring and takes the time to make the patient comfortable He explains things in terms that a lay person can unederstand Not only is he a great doctor and surgeon but, he is generous.
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Dr. Wehrly is a out standing eye doctor but i question his staff i asked to see the doctor today but was asked several times what the problem was i i repeated what the problem was not once but several times over and over again got no place they even hung up on me
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Dr. Wehrly has impressive credentials and is very friendly and down-to-earth. He is also very professional and his staff is informed and friendly. My husband and I have been seeing Dr. Wehrly for the past 3 year since we moved to Florida. He has done 1 cataract removal for my husband and 2 for...more
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