Dr. Ward Close, MD

Dr. Ward Close, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
3 reviews

Accepting new patients

Cataract & Eyecare Center

112 Highway 70 E

Dickson, TN 37055
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Close

Care Philosophy

Personal one-on-one care of patients with cataracts and glaucoma.
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Dr. Close's Experience

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Dr. Close's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Parkland Memorial-Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Parkland Memorial-Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Close has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Close's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Close to family and friends
5
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Dr. Close's 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
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Close accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • American General
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
    Tenncare
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

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