Dr. Werner Cadera, MD

Dr. Werner Cadera, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Werner Cadera, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from McMaster University / Faculty of Health Sciences in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

10330 Meridian Ave N Ste 370

Seattle, WA 98133

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Top Care Areas

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Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Cadera's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cadera "Werner Cadera, MD, joined Northwest Eye Surgeons in 1992. He is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, eyelid and cosmetic laser surgery, and Botox. Dr. Cadera is board certified both in the US and abroad as a Fellow with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He loves the Northwest and enjoys hiking, fishing and the theatre."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cadera "I?m particularly proud of our practice philosophy of ?giving back? to those in need. Many of us donate time and expertise to teach doctors in third world countries. It?s very rewarding."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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 Windsor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • McMaster University / Faculty of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Victoria Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Western Ontario
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Ind U-Purdue U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cadera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cadera's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cadera's 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)

He has been my eye doctor for 19 years and I couldn’t be happier because he is truly the best. He’s so knowledgeable, understanding, caring, trustworthy, and approachable. I highly recommend him especially if you have a child. My mom took me to see him as a baby for aniridia a rare eye disorder. He...more
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Dr. Cadera conducted my esotropia surgery. It's been a year after my surgery, but I am happy with where my eyes are. Dr. Cadera was much more cautious than other surgeons I have seen in the past. He took a good 6 months measuring my eyes' progress before the surgery, but I feel that has paid off.
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Dr Cadera seems very competent, but the amount of time patients are kept in the waiting room is unacceptable. Arriving for a 10am appointment and not leaving until 1130 for a routine exam is ridiculous.
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