Karl Bodendorfer, MD

Cataract Surgeon & Ophthalmologist located in Lake City, FL, Live Oak, FL& Gainesville, FL

About Dr. Bodendorfer

Karl Bodendorfer, MD, is an experienced and highly skilled ophthalmologist serving patients of all ages at Columbia Eye Associates & Family Focus Eye Care in Lake City, Live Oak, and Gainesville, Florida. As the founder of Columbia Eye Associates, Dr. Bodendorfer leads a compassionate team of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and technicians to provide the best eye care possible. The team specializes in glasses and contact lens prescriptions, pediatric eye care, medical aesthetics, and treatment for cataracts, diabetes-related vision issues, strabismus, and glaucoma.

Dr. Bodendorfer completed his bachelor’s degree at Pennsylvania State University. He continued his studies at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Bodendorfer then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Upon completion of his training at the University of Florida in 2000, Dr. Bodendorfer was hired to be its first comprehensive ophthalmologist. He also ran ophthalmology residency programs at the Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Florida Shands Hospital. From 2001 to 2007, Dr. Bodendorfer taught a second-year course in ophthalmology at the University of Florida medical school.

In 2007, Dr. Bodendorfer established Columbia Eye Associates and transitioned to a full-time medical practice. He remains affiliated with the University of Florida and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and Columbia County Medical Society.

In his free time, Dr. Bodendorfer enjoys giving back to his community by working with the March of Dimes and NASA medical support team. The highlight of his philanthropic efforts was a 2007 mission trip to Honduras with the University of Florida to provide eye care to the adults and children there.

Dr. Bodendorfer is accepting new patients.

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Karl Bodendorfer, MD, is an experienced and highly skilled ophthalmologist serving patients of all ages at Columbia Eye Associates & Family Focus Eye Care in Lake City, Live Oak, and Gainesville, Florida. As the founder of Columbia Eye Associates, Dr. Bodendorfer leads a compassionate team of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and technicians to provide the best eye care possible. The team specializes in glasses and contact lens prescriptions, pediatric eye care, medical aesthetics, and treatment for cataracts, diabetes-related vision issues, strabismus, and glaucoma.

Dr. Bodendorfer completed his bachelor’s degree at Pennsylvania State University. He continued his studies at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Bodendorfer then completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.

Upon completion of his training at the University of Florida in 2000, Dr. Bodendorfer was hired to be its first comprehensive ophthalmologist. He also ran ophthalmology residency programs at the Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and University of Florida Shands Hospital. From 2001 to 2007, Dr. Bodendorfer taught a second-year course in ophthalmology at the University of Florida medical school.

In 2007, Dr. Bodendorfer established Columbia Eye Associates and transitioned to a full-time medical practice. He remains affiliated with the University of Florida and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and Columbia County Medical Society.

In his free time, Dr. Bodendorfer enjoys giving back to his community by working with the March of Dimes and NASA medical support team. The highlight of his philanthropic efforts was a 2007 mission trip to Honduras with the University of Florida to provide eye care to the adults and children there.

Dr. Bodendorfer is accepting new patients.


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Aetna
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Beech Street
Davis Vision
EyeMed
First Health
GEHA
Great West
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan / PHCS
Superior Vision
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