Dr. Wendell Danforth, MD

Dr. Wendell Danforth, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(7)
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Dr. Wendell Danforth, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Honolulu, HI. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

1620 Ala Moana Blvd Ste 500

Honolulu, HI 96815

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Other
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Board Certifications

Dr. Danforth does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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8 Sanctions
  • Inappropriate personal relationship with patient(s) (5/20/2016)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
  • Multiple Categories (2/11/2016)
    Action Taken: Revocation, Surrender, Suspension of Controlled Substance License
    Summary: Danforth, Wendell Calvin MD: License # MD-12871: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has disciplinary action in another jurisdiction; which he failed to disclose to the Board substance abuse. ACTION TAKEN: The Hawaii Medical Board issued a Final Order in which the physician is ordered to SURRENDER his DEA license for 2 years; must comply with terms and requirements of monitoring agreement and successfully complete residential or intensive longitudinal day treatment process.
    State: Hawaii
  • Unprofessional Conduct (7/25/2014)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Dakota
  • Disciplinary action in another state (4/17/2014)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Iowa
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/8/2014)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Minnesota
  • Other (12/19/2013)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: South Carolina
  • Professional Misconduct (10/28/2013)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
  • Other (5/29/2013)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
2 Board Actions
  • Substance Abuse (12/8/2016)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Carolina
  • Other (3/4/2014)
    Action Taken: Other
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: South Dakota

Education

  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Washington Hosp Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Danforth has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Danforth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Danforth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Danforth to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Danforth'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Danforth has admitting privileges

Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children
1319 Punahou St
Honolulu, HI 96826
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The Queen's Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813
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