Dr. Walter Peters Jr, MD

Dr. Walter Peters Jr, MD


Ophthalmology | Male | 47 years old

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in Ponca City, OK |
Friendly and professional. Makes clients feel at easy and not in a hurry to get clients out of the office. Overall, a nice experience!! Recommended!!
in Tulsa, OK |
Ophthalmologists of the country could take lessons from this gentleman. He is extremely professional, personable, knowledgeable and energetic. He answered all of my questions completely. His surgery gave me near perfect vision and, Oh yes, I forgot, the rumor is that he walks on water. I have not see this, but, I BELIEVE! TDM
in Broken Arrow, OK |
Dr. Peters performed cataract surgeries on both my eyes. He is a great doctor and surgeon and I highly recommend him. I would not go to any other eye doctor. If there is one caveat about him, it is that he tends to be speedy in office visits so you have to be ready with any questions you might have or he is already on his way out of the room. The office and staff are very nice.
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Dr. Walter J. Peters is a highly trained surgeon committed to excellence in ophthalmology and dedicated to the safety and comfort of his patients. He specializes in the global treatment of ophthalmic disease in patients of all ages, with a special emphasis on cataract surgery. In Dr. Peters' practice, the total patient is his primary concern. He is dedicated to fully educating patients about their health needs, and strives to be their partner in health.

Dr. Peters, a native of Tulsa, received his undergraduate degree from The University of Kansas in Lawrence. He received his Medical Degree from The University of Oklahoma's School of Medicine where he graduated with the merit of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for academic excellence. Dr. Peters completed his Internal Medicine Internship at The University of Oklahoma's School of Medicine, followed by a three year residency program in ophthalmology at The Dean McGee Eye Institute. Upon completion of his residency program, Dr. Peters was invited to continue with The Dean McGee Eye Institute as an Associate Clinical Professor. In 2002, Dr. Peters returned home to Tulsa to join The Eye Institute as a comprehensive, general ophthalmologist. Dr. Peters is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition, Dr. Peters is presently an Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at The University of Oklahoma's School of Medicine, and is involved in teaching medical students and resident physicians.

Dr. Peters and his team of highly trained ophthalmic assistants work together to provide patients with the most advanced eye care in a comfortable and professional office setting. The medical services offered by Dr. Peters include comprehensive eye examinations, glaucoma evaluations, diabetic eye examinations, and medical treatment of other eye diseases and injuries. In addition, Dr. Peters offers state of the art surgical techniques in the area of cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation.

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


  • Medical School
    University Of Oklahoma Tulsa Med College

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Ok

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Ok

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Kansas / Main Campus

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery