Dr. William Lahners, MD

Dr. William Lahners, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. William Lahners, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

2601 S Tamiami Trl

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas


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Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lahners "It is my goal with every single patient to deliver unsurpassed visual results utilizing the latest technology with a special emphasis on individual care and compassion."


  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Keratomileusis
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Mayo Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory University Department of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Phillips Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lahners has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lahners' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lahners to family and friends
based on 38 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lahners' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Sarasota, FL |
Excellent team.
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in Venice |
Based on the reviews I have read, I concur with most of them. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Lahners and the staff . He is not just a great surgeon but is a great doctor; genuine, caring and conscientious. I have been a patient there for several years and have had cataract...more
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Sarasota, FL |
He was clear and honest on how I would be treated. On the day of the surgery, staff was helpful and empathetic.
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in North Port, FL |
From my first meeting with Dr. Lahners I was impressed with his politeness, taking time to answer my concerns and the confidence he has with what he was going to do to correct my vision. During the Epi LASIK procedure he told me every temp of the way what he was doing. I do have to commend Dr....more
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in Port Charlotte, FL |
I wouldn't care if I had to wait for hours just to see Dr Lahners, he is that good of a Dr. I had cataract removal and lens implants, I am thrilled at the outcome,. The staff was helpful, courteous and made the whole process less stressful. I can never thank Dr Lahners and the staff at the...more
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Dr. Lahners accepts 1 insurance carrier
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lahners has admitting privileges

Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
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