Dr. Sheila Sanders, MD

Dr. Sheila Sanders, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Sheila Sanders, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

740 S Limestone St Ste C 301

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Blindness
normal
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Sanders'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*

46  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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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 Ky Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Indiana University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanders' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Sanders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Sanders is a great ophthalmologist. She is very careful and really knows her specialty. Eye clinic at U.K. is frequently very, very busy. However, once you get out of the waiting area, staff is attentive.
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