Dr. Walter Peters Jr, MD

Dr. Walter Peters Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Walter Peters Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma Tulsa Med College in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

8131 S Memorial Dr Ste 106

Tulsa, OK 74133

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Oklahoma
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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Peters Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peters Jr "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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  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
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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Kansas / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Oklahoma Tulsa Med College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Ok
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Ok
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peters Jr' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Peters Jr' Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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!!
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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...more
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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...more
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