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Christi M. Willen, MD

| 4.81 out of 5
62 ratings | 10 comments
Christi M. Willen, MD
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care)
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology (Advanced Eye Care)
  • About

    Christi Willen received her medical degree from the University of Louisville, School of Medicine, graduating summa cum laude. After an internship at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Ala. she completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

    Dr. Willen is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. She has special interest in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, and adult motility disorders.

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics

    Degree

    University of Louisville, School of Medicine

    Residency

    University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Kentucky, Lexington

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Publications

    Publications

    1. Neuropathy target esterase impairments cause Oliver-McFarlane and Laurence-Moon syndromes. J Med Genet. 2015 Feb;52(2):85-94. Hufnagel RB, Arno G, Hein ND, Hersheson J, Prasad M, Anderson Y, Krueger LA, Gregory LC, Stoetzel C, Jaworek TJ, Hull S, Li A, Plagnol V, Willen CM, Morgan TM, Prows CA, Hegde RS, Riazuddin S, Grabowski GA, Richardson RJ, Dieterich K, Huang T, Revesz T, Martinez-Barbera JP, Sisk RA, Jefferies C, Houlden H, Dattani MT, Fink JK, Dollfus H, Moore AT, Ahmed ZM.
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    2. Conjunctival attachment of a tick: clinicopathologic report of a case. J Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 40(3):e41-4. PMID: 18514466. Willen C, Mullen GR, Yee J, Read RW.
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    3. Efficacy of cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion in contact lens wearers with dry eyes. Eye Contact Lens. 2008 Jan; 34(1):43-5. PMID: 18180683. Willen CM, McGwin G, Liu B, Owsley C, Rosenstiel C.
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  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.81 out of 5
    62 ratings |10 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    June, 2019
    *Dr. Willen is exceptional and her staff is also very good. *Dr. Willen has a great balance of Medical expertise and emotional intelligence.

    May, 2019
    Every time we have been to this office to be seen we have been treated with respect and cared for.

    May, 2019
    I'm very happy with my complete experience with this doctor. Extremely pleased with surgery results.

    May, 2019
    the entire office staff and doctors are phenomenal with peds patients! we will always use this office for our daughter.

    March, 2019
    Very well organized.

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  • Locations

    Advanced Eye Care

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    110 Conn Terrace
    Fourth and Fifth Floors
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Fax 859-323-8510 (General) and 859-257-6718 (Referring Providers)

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

    Eye Center–Richmond

    UK HealthCare Eye Center - Richmond
    920 Barnes Mills Road
    Suite D
    Richmond, KY 40475
    Call 859-624-3937 (EYES)

    (Cornea and external diseases, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders) 

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