Dr. William Dunn, MD

Dr. William Dunn, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Dr. William Dunn, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Daytona Beach, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

564 Health Blvd

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Contact Information

(386) 258-5777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Dunn'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.

Dr. Dunn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dunn "Doctor Dunn is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs and received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He then completed a flexible internship at Andrews Air Force Base, MD, (home of Air Force One) followed by an ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After residency training and twelve years of Active Duty in the Air Force, Dr. Dunn completed a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous Disease and Surgery at Retina Associates of Cleveland, Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. Doctor Dunn holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot and Single Pilot Jet Rating with over 4,000 flying hours. Dr. Dunn achieved the rank of Colonel, USAF, with more than 30 years of active duty, guard and reserve service to our country. Doctor Dunn volunteers on third world eye missions and is a principal investigator on multiple national clinical studies in vitreo-retinal research. Dr. Dunn has been named by Castle Connolly for the past 19 years in a row. Doctors included in Castle Connolly's Top Doctor listings were selected after peer nomination, extensive research and careful review and screening by Castle Connolly's Doctor-directed research team. Raised in Arizona, Dr. Dunn enjoys running, flying, skiing, and traveling the world. The proud father of four adult children. Doctor Dunn joined the Florida Retina Institute in 1991. Certifications Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology Diplomate, American College of Healthcare Executives Memberships & Professional Affiliations American Academy of Ophthalmology American College of Surgeons (FACS) Certified Healthcare Executive (CHE) ASRS American Society of Retina Specialists List of Publications by William J. Dunn, MD, FACS, CHE "Botulinum Toxin for Dysthyroid Myopathy." Dunn, W.J., Arnold, A.C., O'Connor, P.S. Ophthalmology, April, 1986, p470-475. Paper presented at American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, October 1985 "Choroidal Malignant Melanoma with Early Vitreous Seeding." Dunn, W.J., Lambert, H.M., Kincaid, M.C., Dieckert, J.P., Shore, J.W. Retina, 1988, Volume 8, Number 3, p 188-192"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dunn "As your Retinologist, my primary goal is to provide you the very best in medical and surgical evaluation, care, and treatment for vitreo-retinal diseases that threaten your vision. My over-riding goal is to maintain your sight and allow you to carry out the life you wish to live."

3  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

63  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • USAF Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Malcolm Grow Usaf Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dunn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dunn's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dunn'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
Dr. Dunn Says:

Dr. Dunn and Florida Retina Institute would like to thank you for completing this survey. We strive to continuously provide excellent patient care and to treat our patients with professional respect in a patient-friendly environment. We value your opinion to ensure the quality care our patients deserve. We appreciate your trust and confidence in us.


Patient Comments (9)

Dr Dunn doesn't give you sufficient information, you ask questions and don't get any answers
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The office was completely full., maybe that's why he seemed to be in a hurry. He didn't even face me with the details. I was very upset when I left the office. He did not show any empathy I am barely able to do this survey, (I'm legally blind) I don't quite unmderstand that. I know they did...more
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Dr. Dunn and staff are a seamless unit, streamlining the care of patients with knowledge and care. We are blessed to have them in our community.
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The first thing that impressed me after my husband's initial visit was how caring and concerned his team was at the office. I felt secure knowing we had picked the right doctor. Dr. Dunn is a highly skilled professional, and explains everything about what is going on with your progress so you...more
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Dr. Dunn and his team are absolutely amazing and are a true blessing in every sense of the term. Friendly, professional and knowledgeable, these eye and retina experts convey confidence and compassion and are 100% dedicated to the best care for their patients. Simply the pinnacle of retina care and...more
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