Dr. Thomas Abell Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas Abell Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(11)
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Dr. Thomas Abell Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2720 Old Rosebud Rd Ste 110

Lexington, KY 40509

Contact Information

(859) 373-0300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • 17 More

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • 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

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • University Of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Ky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abell Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abell Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abell Jr to family and friends
3.0
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Abell Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

GRegensburg, KY |
I went to the Eye Institute of Central Ky, which Dr Abell is also part of their team. I've been waiting to get my contacts and glasses six weeks. I don't have special lenses, that would take a long time. Normally I would get my glasses or contacts within 3 or 4 days. No at the Eye Institute, six...more
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in Lexington, Ky. |
Had lasik...later cataract treatment...then lasik treatment for glaucoma....14 years of excellent care. Today I see perfectly.
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in Lexington, KY |
Very compassionate. I had a fantastic experience. Great staff too. Beautiful office setting.
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in Pikeville, KY |
Mt wife and I have been patients for 15 yeras and have both had Lasik and later cataract surgeries with Dr. Abell. We are 100% satisfied with Dr. Abell and his entire staff who have made us feel comfortable upon each visit to his office. I highly recommend Dr. Abell to anyone who needs eye sight...more
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Dr. Abell Jr accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Ind Direct Access KY
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Abell Jr has admitting privileges

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