Dr. William Ashford, MD

Dr. William Ashford, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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67 y/o
(39)

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Dr. William Ashford, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

The Eye Group Of Mississippi

501 Marshall St Ste 603

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ashford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 94% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Ashford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • University of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Miss Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Miss Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashford's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashford to family and friends
39 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ashford'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

Patient Comments (15)

I would recommend Dr. Ashford, to my family and friends! I haven’t seen this well in years. Praying that he could get the other eye corrected before the end of the year!
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My initial visit was with my 90 yr old father in law. I have know Bill Ashford for almost 40 years but was hesitant about mixing friendship with business. After seeing how he handled my father in law with patience as well as knowledge, I decided to make an appointment myself. My experiance was...more
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Staff very professional and friendly. Dr. Ashford was informative of procedures and did a great job
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I am very pleased with Dr. Ashford, who updated my prescription and explained my vision situation. He also performed a miracle on my wife's eyes when he removed her cataracts and implanted lenses. We can now see! Thank you Dr. Ashford.
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Professional, thorough, fast and extremely friendly.
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