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Dr. John R Kinder has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. John R Kinder has the following 9 expertise
- Macular Degeneration
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
Dr. John R Kinder is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I have seen Dr. Kinder three times for an eye condition. The first visit was fine. The second visit I was left in an exam room and forgotten about. Poked my head out the door at one point to ask when I would be seen. Was finally seen two hours after my scheduled appointment time. My third visit I walked into the office and the main waiting room was packed. Again waited over 2 hours past my scheduled appointment time before I was seen. I was finally told they were extra busy that day because their power had been out the day before and they were packing cataract surgery patients from teh day before in between the regular appointments for the day. If they had just called to tell me they'd be running behind I wouldn't have had to take two hours off from work. Or I could have rescheduled. Instead I wasted over 2 hours of my day....waiting. And when I was finally seen Dr. Kinder rushed through the appointment and didn't answer all of my questions.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
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Dr. Kinder is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
22 Years Experience
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1996
Dr. John R Kinder accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry KS PPO
- Coventry MO HMO POS
- Coventry MO PPO
- Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
- CoventryOne PPO Network
- First Health PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO