Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

Dr. Tyrie Jenkins, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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62 y/o
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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

Jenkins Eye Care

615 Piikoi St Ste 205

Honolulu, HI 96814
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Glaucoma
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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."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Testing
  • Strabismus Examination
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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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
  • Japanese
  • Vietnamese

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jenkins to family and friends
4.9
based on 1220 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (1220)

  • 5
    (1109)
  • 4
    (90)
  • 3
    (17)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

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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Dr. Jenkins accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
    Medicare
  • Simply Healthcare
    Medicare
  • Sunshine Health
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  • UnitedHealthCare
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