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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Ernest, Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Ernest has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Ernest, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Asthma
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Surgical Wound Dehiscence

Education & Awards

Dr. Ernest graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 3 awards.

Voted one of the Top 100 Doctors in the United States several times
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)


Dr. Ernest has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Ingham Regional Medical Center 
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital & University Health Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul H Ernest MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Paul H. Ernest practice?
Dr. Paul Ernest has 2 office locations.
Dr. Paul Ernest practices Ophthalmology near Jackson, MI.
Additional practice locations include: Battle Creek, MI.
See Jackson Ophthalmologists.