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Ophthalmology Baltimore Drive Wilkes-Barre
675 Baltimore Drive
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702

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Carl, David Alfred, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on David Alfred Carl, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.8 out of 5
1 243 ratings
46 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Ophthalmology
  • Eye Surgery
  • Surgery

Education:

  • Dartmouth Medical School 1982

Internship:

  • Robert Packer Hospital 1983

Residency:

  • Robert Packer Hospital 1986

Clinical Interests:

Small incision cataract surgery, oculoplastic surgery, general ophthalmology

Languages:

  • French

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.8 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.8 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.8 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.8 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.8 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.8 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.7 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.8 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.8 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Sep 7
dr. Carl is a very good doctor he makes you feel comfortable and he informs you about everything
Sep 2
perfect
Aug 30
outstanding Doctor
Aug 24
DR CARL IS AMAZING! VERY WELL MANNERED AND VERY EFFICIENT! I HIGHLY ALWAYS RECOMMEND HIM TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY. HIS CARE IS WONDERFUL!!!!
Aug 4
it was a check-up
Jul 25
Dr. Carl is the best!! I recommend him to all of my friends.
Jul 25
aokay
Jul 25
Yes, very good.
Jul 1
I've recommend Dr. Carl to family and friends. He has always given me exceptional care since Feb. 10, 2014. I credit Dr. Carl for saving my sight from Shingles.
June 29
When Dr. Carl office visit is due I know everything will work like it should.
June 23
Any questions I had were well answered, and I did not need medication or follow up care
June 23
Dr. David Carl is an exceptional professional!
June 22
Dr. Carl is a wonderful Doctor. I have been his patient since February20, 2014. Dr. Carl saved me from losing the sight in my left eye. Dr. Carl and his staff alway show me how much they are concerned about me. They never make me wait and he always gets me in when my eye becomes bad. I recommend him highly. I feel he is one of the best Doctors that I ever had and I was very lucky to get him.
June 22
Dr Carl is a an excellent doctor.....felt confident through procedure.....nothing was overlooked.....
June 20
If there was a higher grade to give him I would.
June 1
Dr. Carl provided me with excellent care before, after and during my office visits. He put me at ease each time I had an appointment. Every test, procedure and medication usage was made crystal clear to me. I have recommended Dr. Carl to anyone who inquires about who did my cataract surgery. I had no problem after the surgery but felt confident that if something came up, I could contact him with ease. If I have any issues in the future, I will certainly ask that Dr. Carl do the procedure.
May 27
Doctor knew my past history and explained present care perfectly.
May 26
Love Dr Carl. professional & friendly. I feel very confident in his care.
May 26
great
May 25
But he is too busy!
May 23
Dr. Carl has been my Doctor for many years now and I have the utmost respect for him. I am treated like a friend and not just a patient. I have all the confidence in the world entrusting my eyes to his care.
May 11
everyone in the clinic is helpful,kind,courteous and knowledgeable............
May 6
Dr. Carl and his staff go above and beyond the call of duty to keep one informed with the entire experience.
May 4
The best.
Apr 28
I really like and trust Dr. Carl.
Apr 28
I know I will always get great care with Dr. Carl.I have been coming to him for many years. He and nurse Debby make me feel important each and every time
Apr 27
good
Apr 18
I enjoyed my visit with Dr. Carl. The entire atmosphere was comfortable and very professional - unlike other eye care facilities that are comparable to factories.
Apr 15
Dr. Carl was my mother's doctor, so I have known him for many years. When I needed to see an opthamalogist, I knew it would be Dr. Carl. I trust him.
March 30
My first visit with Dr. Carl and I would recommend him highly.
March 25
Have a long history with Dr. Carl and have always appreciated his care.
March 18
I'm thrilled with Dr. Carl I always recommend him to everyone.
Feb 15
My husband was also very impressed with Dr. Carl and made an appointment to see him.
Feb 3
Dr. Chollack is a wonderful Doctor , as well as Dr. Kovalick ,(KIM) both are excellent .and I think the world of both of them , and would HIGHLY recomnend them
Feb 1
Dr. Carl is a wonderful physician. Very knowledgeable and professional. My husband and both in-law's are also patients of Dr. Carl and feel the same way about him. He is such an asset to the Geisinger Health System.
Jan 25
Dr. Carl is very personable & professional. I was considering another dr. for my cataract surgery but after my appt. for glaucoma testing, I decided to have Dr. Carol do my surgery!!
Jan 11
I have been going to DR. Carl for many years and would not trust my eyes to any one else. He is down to earth and makes me feel comfortable during my visits. I had cataract surgery with him and my vision is great. His nurse Debra is caring and was helpful to me throughout the years i have been going there. It's nice that they both work together so well.
Dec 30, 2015
To describe Dr. Carl in anyway as very good is an understatement.
Dec 28, 2015
The entire visit went well
Dec 9, 2015
Dr. Karl is very professional.
Nov 12, 2015
Dr. Carl is simply the best!
Nov 11, 2015
5 and 6 did not apply
Nov 11, 2015
Dr. Carl is wonderful, he is very attentive and courteous. You always feel at home at the visit, very pleasant.
Nov 4, 2015
Good.
Nov 2, 2015
Office is fantastic in every aspect! Dr Carl is the best! No complaints whatsoever.
Oct 7, 2015
I've already recommended him I think he's a great doctor!