Dr. Shelby Wilkes, MD

Dr. Shelby Wilkes, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Shelby Wilkes, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6170 Old National Hwy

Atlanta, GA 30349

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Dystrophy
normal
more than 72% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 70% of peers
Macular Edema
normal
more than 70% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Mass Ee Infirm Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wilkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wilkes' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilkes to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Wilkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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