Dr. Woodford S. Van Meter, MD
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Dr. Woodford S. Van Meter, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Central Baptist Eyes 1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 203, Lexington, KY 40503 Get Directions
(859) 323-7101

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Dr. Van Meter specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Lexington, KY. He practices at 2 locations.

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3.4 based on 5 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Excellent treatment of my cataracts-well regarded as one of Lexington's best ophthalmologists.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Mayo Grad Sch Med

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Grad Sch Med

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory U Clin

    Completed in 1984

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Van Meter's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients