Dr. Heather Worrell, OD

Dr. Heather Worrell, OD

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Dr. Heather M. Worrell is a residency-trained Optometric Physician with a special interest in primary and medical eye care. She is knowledgeable in utilizing the latest techniques and technologies to diagnose and manage the treatment of a wide array of ocular disease. She is well versed in the care of ocular surface disorders, glaucomas, dry eye syndrome, macular degeneration and retinal disorders like diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Worrell is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association, and the Hillsborough Society of Optometrists. Dr. Worrell is originally from eastern Pennsylvania, but has considered Tampa her home since 2006. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida. She earned her Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University's College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, FL with Highest Honors and Professional Distinction. During her optometric education, she attended clinical externships specializing in low vision, glaucoma, primary care, contact lenses and pediatric eye care. At the time of her graduation, Dr. Worrell was presented with Nova Southeastern University's prestigious Chancellor's Award and the Johnson & Johnson Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care. Immediately following her Doctoral studies, she obtained an additional year of education and clinical training in primary eye care with an emphasis in ocular disease as a resident at the Bay Pines VA Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. Worrell provides personalized and professional eye care to meet each of her patient's individual needs.

5885 Gunn Hwy

Tampa, FL 33625

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Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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  • Optometry
  • Opticianry
  • Pediatric Optometry

Board Certifications

Dr. Worrell does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia


  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Bay Pines Va Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Worrell accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Federal Employee Program
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Choice Plus PPO
    Golden Rule PPO
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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