Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD

Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Scott Witherspoon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3414 Oak Grove Ave

Dallas, TX 75204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vitreoretinal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Witherspoon'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  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
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • 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 Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • U/Tx Swstrn Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U/Tx Swstrn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Witherspoon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Witherspoon's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Witherspoon to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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)

Dr. Witherspoon is excellent in every respect! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for an ophtalmologist!
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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...more
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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...more
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Thorough exam, kept patient informed every step of the way regarding his findings and the implication of those findings.
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Dr. Witherspoon is a very friendly person and takes time to explain your issues with you.
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