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Dr. Daniel Townsend, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (8)
Map Pin Small North Dartmouth, MA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Daniel Townsend, MD

Dr. Daniel Townsend, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in North Dartmouth, MA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY / ALLIED HEALTH SCHOOL IN OPHTHALMOLOGY and is affiliated with Holy Family Hospital-Methuen and Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Townsend an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Townsend works at Practice in North Dartmouth, MA with other offices in Boston, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Stye along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Townsend's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Greater New Bedford Surgicenter Inc
    51 State Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (774) 320-3040
  2. 2
    Daniel J. Townsend MD PC
    175 CAMBRIDGE ST, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 723-3937
  3. 3
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    51 State Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 994-1400

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Holy Family Hospital-Methuen
  • Nantucket Cottage Hospital

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Stye
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Stye
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Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Chalazion
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Entropion
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Bell's Palsy
Blocked Tear Duct
Cataract
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Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diplopia
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
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Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Hordeolum
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Senile Cataracts
Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Visual Field Defects
Blepharoplasty
Blepharorrhaphy
Excision of Chalazion
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
Tear Duct Surgery
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Brow Ptosis
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Retinopathy
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Pain
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Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Hyphema
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nearsightedness
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Cellulitis
Orbital Fracture
Photokeratitis
Presbyopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Strabismus
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Xanthelasma of Eyelid
B-Scan Ultrasound
Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
Cataract Removal Surgery
Conjunctivocystorhinostomy
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Cornea Surgery
Dacryocystorhinostomy
Enucleation of Eye
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Surgery
Ocular Prosthetics
Orbit Evisceration
Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Lid Retraction
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Daniel Townsend, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1003800749
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY / ALLIED HEALTH SCHOOL IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Daniel Townsend, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Townsend is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Townsend. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Townsend.

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