Dr. Thomas Ward, DO

Dr. Thomas Ward, DO

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Ward, DO is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Brooksville, FL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Read his story


11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 400

Brooksville, FL 34613
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas


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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Ward's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ward "I am a board certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained retina specialist. I completed my fellowship with Associate Retina Consultants in Detroit, and was a staff physician at Kresge Eye Institute. I have served as Chief of Surgery at Oak Hill Hospital, and on the Board of Directors of All Saints Surgery Center. In addition, I served on the Board of Examiners for the College of Ophthalmology, and taught as an associate professor at Nova Southeastern and University of South Florida."


  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Avastin® Injection
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eylea® Injection
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Concord College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Wv Sch Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Sun Coast Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Doh Bicounty Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • William Beaumont
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Kresge Eye Inst
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ward's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ward to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Ward's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Spring Hill, FL |
Dr saved my eyesight
in Dade city fl |
Dr.Ward is one of the best.. I was treated like I was the only patient in the office,he spent time with me .. I fully understood everything..
Spring Hill, FL |
very knowledgeable..I was pleased with my visit.
Gainesville, FL |
He is an excellent retina doctor with superb training and experience. He found a retina problem that others missed and saved me from going blind in that eye.
in Torrington, Ct |
He performed some kind of laser procedure for blood vessels on my 93 year old mother( which she said was painful); and my mother could never see well again after this! He never communicated to my family and there was no follow-up! I think that he botched the procedure!
Mr. Zering never presented himself to me or my office concerning his mother's care. The procedure he spoke of was never intended to improve her vision but to decrease the pressure in her eye. Our intended goal was accomplished. At that time she was referred back to her general ophthalmologist for continued care. I think it is unfortunate that Mr. Zering felt compelled to give me a poor rating without first attempting to have conversation with myself or my office.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Dr. Ward accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare
  • Ultimate Health Plans
    Citrus, Hernando and Pasco Counties, FL
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Ward has admitting privileges

Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613
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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667
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