Dr. Woodford Van Meter, MD

Dr. Woodford Van Meter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Woodford Van Meter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 203

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Ulcer
normal
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mayo Grad Sch Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mayo Grad Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Emory U Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Meter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Meter's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Meter to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Van Meter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would not recommend this doctor. He was a hour and half late for a one year olds surgery and then had more children to do after hers which was pushing everyone back. Also we went back for a Follow up after she had surgery and since it was 10 days out we had to pay a copay for him to look in her...more
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Excellent treatment of my cataracts-well regarded as one of Lexington's best ophthalmologists.
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