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Dr. Christopher Willingham, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery*
4.4 (14)
Map Pin Small Panama City, FL
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Willingham, MD

Dr. Christopher Willingham, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Panama City, FL. They specialize in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ascension Sacred Heart Bay. Dr. Willingham, completed a residency at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Willingham an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Willingham works at Practice in Panama City, FL with other offices in Tallahassee, FL and Dothan, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Willingham's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    2577 Huntcliff Ln, Panama City, FL 32405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (850) 325-1621
  2. 2
    Select Specialty Hospital-Panama City
    615 N Bonita Ave, Panama City, FL 32401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (850) 769-3700
  3. 3
    Southern Vitreoretinal Associates PL.
    2439 Care Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (850) 942-6700
  4. 4
    Southern Eye Specialists PC
    1909 Honeysuckle Rd Ste 2, Dothan, AL 36305 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (334) 699-7100

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ascension Sacred Heart Bay

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Diabetic Retinopathy
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Diabetic Retinopathy
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Cataract
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Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Endophthalmitis
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Injuries
Eye Trauma
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Hypotony of Eye
Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratitis
Lazy Eye
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Macular Degeneration
Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nearsightedness
Non-Magnetic Retained Intraocular Foreign Body
Ocular Hypertension
Pars Planitis
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Sarcoidosis
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetes Eye Care
Eye Examination
Eye Injection
Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Macular Degeneration Treatment
Macular Hole Surgery
Macular Pucker Surgery
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Retina and Vitreous Surgery
Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Retinal Laser Surgery
Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Wet Macular Degeneration Injections
Wet Macular Degeneration Laser Treatment
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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    About Dr. Christopher Willingham, MD

    Specialties*
    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1225096183
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Charles Retina Institute
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Mercer University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Christopher Willingham, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Willingham is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Willingham has seen patients for Diabetic Retinopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Willingham on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Willingham. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Willingham.

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