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About Dr. John W Forrest Jr

Dr. John W Forrest Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Gainesville, GA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Forrest has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

56 Ratings with 10 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John W Forrest Jr is Great. Dr. John W Forrest Jr has been rated by 56 patients. From those 56 patients 10 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John W Forrest Jr is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Forrest Eye Centers

705 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 100
Gainesville, GA 30501
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Specialties

Dr. John W Forrest Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Cataract
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam

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Completely unhelpful

Dr Forrest treated me like someone who was uninformed or over-reacting, despite very specific issues raised post surgically. He was condescending & showed little to no concern. His treatment bordered on unprofessional.

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One Star

I have glaucoma and need daily eye drops. I have to remind him or his associate if I need a refill. If I run out it takes days for a response and refill. They never call you back. Just poor patient service. Very disappointed as I have been a patient for many years.

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Had unsuccessful cataract surgery both eyes are worse after surgery. Dr Forrest was almost hostile when I told him and kept saying surgery was a success. Very cold personality. Still cannot see as well as I did before surgery. I wanted to find out why but he was too hostile
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Excellent and I highly recommend Dr. Forrest!

I highly recommend Dr. Forrest. I have undergone two cataract surgeries and beforehand watched several YouTube procedures. I could not be more pleased with the results! Dr. Forrest seems to exhibit excellence in so many areas – from choosing his staff to the surgical procedure itself. The followup visits have been thorough with every question I had being answered.

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Five Stars

Excellent medical professional with factual options and care.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2015)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John W Forrest Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Forrest Eye Centers, 705 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 100, Gainesville, GA
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