Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD

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Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD
Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Witherspoon is affiliated with Baylor Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas.

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Dr. Witherspoon's Reviews

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4.7
based on 13 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Witherspoon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Irving, TX |
Dr. Witherspoon is excellent in every respect! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for an ophtalmologist!
in Dallas, TX |
Dr. Witherspoon in a few words professional totally trust worthy my husband and I fell very at ease with level of care he receives . Dr. R . Witherspoon listens also fully understands what pt. with retina disease goes though . On behalf of the Rattler family we wanted to say to you as well as your staff. Sincerely Thank you. PS Our retina doctor for life. Thomas Rattler.
in Dallas, TX |
I have the highest regard for Dr. Witherspoon's expertise. He is friendly, fully informs his patients about their issues and procedures, and listens to what they have to say. He involves them in discussing possible treatments, laying out all the options. It's obvious how much he truly cares about the well-being of his patients. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Witherspoon, he has really taken good care of me.
in Coppell, TX |
Thorough exam, kept patient informed every step of the way regarding his findings and the implication of those findings.
in Dallas, TX |
Dr. Witherspoon is a very friendly person and takes time to explain your issues with you.
in Dallas, TX |
Dr. Witherspoon is a brilliant ophthalmologist with great bedside manner and extremely trustworthy. He is one of a kind!
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Dr. Witherspoon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    St Louis Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    U/Tx Swstrn Med Center
  • Residency Hospital
    U/Tx Swstrn Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery