Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD
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.

1400 N US Highway 441 Ste 521

Lady Lake, FL 32159

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Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD

Dr. Scott Wehrly, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
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Care Philosophy

Focused Care, Visionary Service.
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Dr. Wehrly's Experience

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Dr. Wehrly's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • 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
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • 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 Surface Reconstruction
  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wehrly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wehrly to family and friends
5.0
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
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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
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Leesburg |
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
Ocala, FL |
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 me.
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Dr. Wehrly accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • Simplifi
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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