William B. Rafferty, OD William B. Rafferty, OD

William B. Rafferty, OD

Optometrist

4.5 out of 5  (185 ratings, 31 reviews)
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336-768-3240 Office number
Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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ABOUT ME

I am an optometrist who is interested in dry eye and diabetic care. I’ve been at the eye center in Winston-Salem since it opened over 15 years ago. I believe in listening to my patients carefully. In my experience, I’ve found that when I am able to get a good case history, it gives me a much better idea of the types of problems I can expect to find. My grandfather was a prominent surgeon and I spent a lot of time with him growing up, so that inspired me to get into healthcare. I was also very interested in cameras and photography, so it was natural for me to focus on the eye as my specialty. When I am not in clinic I enjoy traveling, doing research and helping to educate my community. However, I enjoy taking care of patients most of all.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
OD, University of Alabama School of Optometry, 1977
FELLOWSHIP
Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
Fellow, American Board of Anti-aging Health Practitioners
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research focuses enhancing community-based care for glaucoma and diabetes—two of the leading causes of blindness.

PUBLICATIONS
View William Rafferty's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.5 out of 5 (185 ratings, 31 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.