Dr. Joan L Abernethy MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Joan Abernethy is an ophthalmologist in Fort Worth, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Medical City Dallas Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She received her medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Abernethy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 15 doctors at Medical City Dallas Hospital and one of 24 at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related

Education & Medical Training

Presbyterian Hospital (Dallas TX)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997–1998

University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Health & Hospital System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1998–2001

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 10 years in Ophthalmology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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