Dr. Timothy Barron, MD

Dr. Timothy Barron, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Timothy Barron, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Muskegon, MI. He graduated from Wayne State University and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

1266 E Sherman Blvd

Muskegon, MI 49444

Contact Information

(231) 737-4789

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Spectrum Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 97% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Barron's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barron "Dr. Tim Barron is a partner in a comprehensive medical practice that provides eye care services from eyeglasses and comprehensive eye exams to retina care and cataract surgery. He has been practicing in the lakeshore communities of Grand Haven and Muskegon since 2001/ Dr. Barron completed his undergraduate work at Michigan State University and received his doctoral degree from Wayne State University. Dr. Barron served his general surgery internship and ophthalmology residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California. He was staff ophthalmologist at the Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan for two years and provided care to active duty military personnel serving in the Pacific Rim. Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Barron is a member of many state and local medical and ophthalmology societies, most notably the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He is on staff at Shoreline Vision ASC, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial, Mercy Health Partners, and North Ottawa Community Hospital. Dr. Barron and his family make their home in West Olive where they enjoy cross country skiing, the beaches, and various outdoor activities. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barron "Shoreline Vision's mission is to preserve and restore eyesight, both in our community and the West Michigan Lakeshore Region.  Shoreline is committed to providing compassion, humility, and integrity in all patient and business relationships.  They are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to every patient, using the best technology, research, and continuing education for our doctors and staff."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Med Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barron's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barron to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Barron's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Had an appointment the appointment was canceled by Dr. Barrens office I was given another appointment four weeks later again that was canceled and didn't want to give me another appointment for another four weeks I won't go back
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