Dr. Timothy Carey, MD

Dr. Timothy Carey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Timothy Carey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5116 25th Ave NE

Seattle, WA 98105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Infections
high
more than 81% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 76% of peers
Visual Field Defects
normal
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Grtr Balt Med Ctr/Johns Hop
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • U Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carey's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carey to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Carey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

After a series of negative experiences with other doctors regarding a tear duct blockage, Dr. Carey earned my total confidence in him with his knowledge of my condition, and I couldn’t be happier with the results of my DCR surgery. I just reached my 1 month post-op today and can barely tell where...more
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Dr. Carey is knowledgeable and kind. He did not recommend any unnecessary procedures (like my previous provider). He took the time to explain my symptoms and what was causing them. His assistant Jason was very efficient and personable as well.
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