Dr. Spencer Maddox III, MD

Dr. Spencer Maddox III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Spencer Maddox III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Macon, GA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Mercer University / School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.Read his story

1429 Oglethorpe St

Macon, GA 31201

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Maddox III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Maddox III "Dr. Spencer F. Maddox is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and has practiced at the Eye Center of Central Georgia since 1993. A native of Macon, he earned his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. His postgraduate internship and residency were completed at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, where he was Chief Resident in Ophthalmology. He completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Atlanta's Scottish Rite Children's Hospital. Dr. Maddox is the only pediatric ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained adult strabismus surgeon (a condition in which the eyes are not aligned in parallel, causing a cross-eyed appearance) in Middle and South Georgia. Dr. Maddox is bilingual, speaking fluent Spanish. He began performing refractive surgery in 1993. In addition to refractive, adult strabismus and pediatric surgery, he also performs cataract surgery at the Eye Center of Central Georgia's onsite surgery center."


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Maddox III does not have any board certifications listed.

63  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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4  Procedures

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.


  • Mercer University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Mercer University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Childrens Healthcare Of Atlanta-Scottish Rite
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Maddox III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Maddox III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Maddox III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Maddox III to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Maddox III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of ECCG literally my whole life (30 years) with my vision first being cared for by the late Dr. Maddox; I later began seeing Dr. Spencer Maddox for whom I have a great respect. He has always been very friendly and professional. I would recommend him to anyone who wants the...more
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