Dr. Ula Jurkunas, MD

Dr. Ula Jurkunas, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Ula Jurkunas, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

243 Charles St

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jurkunas "Dr. Ula Jurkunas is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist at Mass. Eye and Ear. She specializes in corneal (front of the eye) and refractive surgery. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

78  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Boston Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jurkunas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jurkunas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jurkunas to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jurkunas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Jurkunas is outstanding in all respects. She genuinely listened to my concerns and wanted to know my expectations for the surgery. She discussed several options which were available to me and new proven technologies that would greatly increase the precision and outcome of my procedure. She...more
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Paul, thanks for your praise and kind comments about Dr. Jurkunas!

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Dr. Jurkunas did a corneal transplant on my left eye December of 2016. She was wonderful and I would recommend her to anyone. She was very knowledgeable always made me at ease.
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Hello Laurel St Pierre, thank you; we appreciate your feedback!

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I would recommend Dr. Jurkunas very highly to anyone! I went to Mass Eye and Ear because they are the preeminent hospital for eye diseases and injuries. I first received cataract surgery in both eyes and then cornea transplants in both eyes (one at a time). Dr. Jurkunas, was extremely competent,...more
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