Dr. Nathaniel McKay, OD

Dr. Nathaniel McKay, OD

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Nathaniel McKay, O.D. is an Optometrist and Contact Lens Specialist at Baltimore Washington Eye Center. Dr. McKay received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University and earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Salus University in Philadelphia. Dr. McKay completed his residency at the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) in Wilmington, Delaware where he provided clinical eye care including the diagnosis and therapeutic management of ocular diseases including pre and post operative management of cataract surgery, eye exams for diabetic eye disease, age related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma as well as being a clinical care team member in rheumatology and neurology. At the Baltimore Washington Eye Center Waugh Chapel office, Dr. McKay provides eye care for Gambrills area patients including routine eye exams for patients of all ages, evaluation and management of chronic and acute eye diseases, including diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration (AMD), dry eye, glaucoma and fitting of routine and specialty contact lenses. Dr. McKay is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.

Baltimore Washington Eye Center

2391 Brandermill Blvd Ste 200

Gambrills, MD 21054
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

 Our caring, experienced and extensively trained professional staff specializes in a full range of ophthalmology procedures and has demonstrated an outstanding record of patient satisfaction and community service. Through the combination of medical and surgical expertise, a patient-centered approach to customer service, and personalized attention, we make our patients’ goals a reality. Under my medical direction, we can state with confidence that Baltimore Washington Eye Center is now the most comprehensive eye care center in the area. Our Center – similar to the nationally renowned Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and University of Maryland Department of Ophthalmology – offers a full range of eye care services for adults and children, including general ophthalmology, cataract evaluation and laser assisted cataract surgery with advanced technology lens implants, laser eye surgery including laser vision correction such as LASIK, eyelid surgery, diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration (AMD), dry eye and low vision rehabilitation. We offer a full service optical center for eyeglasses and eyewear as well as convenient close to home eye surgery at our Baltimore Washington Eye Surgery Center-a fully AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) Medicare and State of Maryland certified, fully equipped, state-of-the-art, on-site ambulatory surgery center. Our surgical center, located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C., offers the latest amenities and modern technology, allowing us to perform all of our eye surgery procedures safely, efficiently and comfortably. 
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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases
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Board Certifications

Dr. McKay does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypotropia
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Amyloidosis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

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Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

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Education

  • The University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. McKay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKay to family and friends
4.8
based on 79 total reviews
Dr. McKay's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. McKay accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America
    Optimum Choice PPO
    Southern Health PPO
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Vision Administrators, LLC
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    VSP Choice Plan

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