Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

615 Piikoi St Ste 205

Honolulu, HI 96814

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Pterygium
high
more than 88% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Jenkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "Tyrie Jenkins M.D. – Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon The heart and soul of Jenkins Eye Care is Tyrie Jenkins, M.D. As a nationally renowned Ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, she sets the standard for eye care in the US and at her practice in Honolulu. Widely known as a LASIK pioneer, she performed laser vision correction in 1997, and was the first to do so in Hawaii. Over the years Dr. Jenkins has evaluated and invested in new technologies so she can bring the very best care and deliver outstanding outcomes for her patients. As an experienced cataract surgeon, Dr. Jenkins utilizes the LenSx® blade free technology for laser cataract surgery. She continually studies and researches the cutting edge treatments to give her patients their best vision for a lifetime. Dr. Jenkins received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia and performed her residency requirements at the world renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She is a board certified ophthalmologist and an active member of numerous organizations and ophthalmic societies. Dr. Jenkins conducts the Jenkins Eye Care Lecture Series as well as being a lecturer for the SCORH Society & Hawaii Optometric Association. She has served on the boards of The Hawaii Community Foundation, Women’s Fund of Hawaii, Hawaii Opera Theatre, and Hawaii Public Radio. She has been involved in the local and international community participating in several medical missions to Marshall Islands, China, Samoa, and Vietnam. Besides restoring the vision of her patients, she is also passionate about biking, golf, sailing and knitting. She, along with her husband has raised four children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "We are committed to providing you with expert, personalized care using the latest technology available. Our experienced and professional staff pride themselves on delivering outstanding, personal attention in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. From our knowledgeable patient counselors and clinical technicians to our highly skilled surgeons, you can trust us to provide you with quality eye care."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Wilmington Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jenkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery, Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Member
  • Hawaii Medical Association, Member
  • Hawaii Ophthalmology Society, Member
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery, Member

Dr. Jenkins' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jenkins to family and friends
1430 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (1430)

  • 5
    (1303)
  • 4
    (101)
  • 3
    (20)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Jenkins' 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

    10 to 15 minutes
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