Dr. Timothy Tweito, MD

Dr. Timothy Tweito, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Tweito, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

6980 Smoke Ranch Rd Ste 110

Las Vegas, NV 89128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Teachers Health Trust
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Neovascularization
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Harada's Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • 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
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eylea® Injection
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Florida At Shands
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tweito has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tweito's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tweito to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Tweito'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
Patient Comments (4)
in Kelowna, BC |
Dr Tweito saw me as an emergency on a holiday weekend when visiting from Canada and my retina detached. His calm professional demeanor reassured me in this very stressful time. He effectively and quickly set up the required surgery and gently made me well aware of the choices I had to make as someone who had to fly back to Canada afterwards.. He made the care feel more important than the pay. I am so grateful that I got him to care me when I needed him.
in Henderson, NV |
Very professional and confident. Both he and the office staff made me feel very at ease. Look forward to my next visit.
in Las Vegas, NV |
have gone dr tweito 3 times and have had treated miserably each time. the staff was rude and insensitive. the first time we went we waited for over an hour. then when we actually were examined by the doctor he had no idea what was causing the blindness in 13 year old left eye. two weeks later we waited for over two hours and he had no idea what was causing the blindness in 13 year old left eye. after another two weeks with no improvement in 13 year old daughter blindness still with no soluti
in Las Vegas, NV |
I've been a patient of Dr. Tweito for almost 3 years. I sincerely believe that having Dr. Tweito is the reason I have vision. My prognosis was not good at all (based on Google and other web site information), but I have 30/20 vision in my repaired eye. Had I had a less skilled doctor, I think my vision would be much worse if I had any at all.
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Dr. Tweito accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Teachers Health Trust
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • Tricare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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