Dr. Carole Gail Summers MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Carole Summers is an ophthalmologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phillips Eye Institute and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. She received her medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 30 years. She is one of 61 doctors at Phillips Eye Institute and one of 17 at University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Abbott - Northwestern - Allina Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1980

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1981 - 1983

University of Minnesota at Fairview
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, 1984 - 1984

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The unique association of iris heterochromia with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome.
Radke, P.,Schimmenti, L. A.,Schoonveld, C.,Bothun, E. D.,Summers, C. G.

Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS5) in a nonagenarian.
Ringeisen, A. L.,Schimmenti, L. A.,White, J. G.,Schoonveld, C.,Summers, C. G.

Clinical guidelines for diagnosing and managing ocular manifestations in children with mucopolysaccharidosis.
Fahnehjelm, K. T., Ashworth, J. L., Pitz, S., Olsson, M., Törnquist, A. L., Lindahl, P., Summers, C. G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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