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About Dr. Tamara R Fountain

Dr. Tamara R Fountain, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Deerfield, IL, with another office in Chicago, IL. She has 30 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. She speaks English.

Dr. Fountain has received 7 awards.

Rating Overview

83 Ratings with 44 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tamara R Fountain is Excellent. Dr. Tamara R Fountain has been rated by 83 patients. From those 83 patients 44 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Tamara R Fountain is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Tamara R Fountain has 2 locations

get directions OPHTHALMOLOGY PARTNERS
740 Waukegan Rd Ste 360
Deerfield, IL 60015
get directions Eye Center Physicians
1725 W Harrison St Ste 906
Chicago, IL 60612

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Specialties

Dr. Tamara R Fountain has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Tamara R Fountain has the following 11 expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Graves Disease (Thyroid Eye Disease)
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration

Board Certifications

Dr. Tamara R Fountain is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Ptosis (droopy Eyelid) correction

Very pleased with my corrective eyelid surgery performed by Dr Fountain. Beautiful job. Anyone requiring any eye surgery would greatly benefit from Dr. Fountain's expertise.

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Five Stars

I had a fantastic experience with Dr Fountain and her staff. Scheduling was smooth & the front desk were friendly. Her nurse Susan was excellent. She kept me up to date with my insurance approval status and prepared me well for surgery. Dr Fountain is very professional, compassionate, and skilled. She took the time to explain everything and answer all of my questions. My surgery went well, and I had a great outcome. I work in healthcare and know excellent care when I see it. I would highly recommend this practice.

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Excellent work - professional staff

Dr. Fountain did a functional upper blepharoplasty on both eyes. From the initial consult through the final check-up, she and her entire staff instilled confidence and calm. The surgery was successful, the healing quick, and the scar line is invisible. I'm not only glad I had the surgery, but extremely happy that Dr. Fountain performed the surgery.

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Compassionate caregiver

Dr. Fountain was caring and professional. She understood my problem and explained that it would be very uncomfortable.

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Five Stars

Dr. Fountain performed a Blepharoplasty on my lower eyelids.I was extremely pleased with her professionalism, knowledge, and experience. She was respectful, thorough and honest in her explanation and description of the procedure itself as well as what to expect afterwards. I immediately felt comfortable and reassured and was totally confident in her abilities. She did a wonderful job and I am very happy with the overall results. I would definitely recommend her!

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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

  • Johns Hopkins Health System

    Residency

  • Dr. Tamara R Fountain Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

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