Dr. Tamer Mahmoud, MD

Dr. Tamer Mahmoud, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(2)
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Dr. Tamer Mahmoud, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Ain-Shams University in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2351 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mahmoud I am an ophthalmologist who specializes in diabetic retinopathy macular degeneration small-gauge surgery retinal vascular occlusion complex retinal detachment macular edema macular holes and epiretinal membranes. I have been listed in Best Doctors in America since 2009 and I am licensed to practice in the states of North Carolina California and Michigan. I am the program director of Duke's vitreoretinal surgery fellowship. I graduated valedictorian from medical school. I am a member of AAO ARVO ASRS the Retina Society and the U.S. Masters Swimming Association. I received the Edward K. Isbey Jr. M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Care Ethics and Research; the Retina Research Foundation award from ARVO; the Senior Honor Award from ASRS; the Robert Machemer Award from Duke Eye Center; and the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award from the Kresge Eye Institute. I serve on the national Therapeutic Safety Committee for monitoring of drugs and devices. In 2012 I founded the North Carolina Retina Club to encourage collaboration between retina specialists throughout the state.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Ain-Shams University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Duke Eye Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mahmoud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mahmoud's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mahmoud to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Mahmoud'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
16 to 30 minutes

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