We found 81 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Gretna, LA.

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Dr. Andrew William Levinson, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Andrew Lawton is a neuro-ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and Covington, LA. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Lawton is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. Peter Robert Kastl, PhD, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1430 Tulane Avenue Sl69
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Peter Kastl practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kastl attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Dr. Maria Del Pilar Del Pilar Bernal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3434 Prytania Street; Sutie 305
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Maria Bernal is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She speaks Spanish. Dr. Bernal's professional affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Her education and training includes medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine and residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Dr. Bernal accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Uveitis, Cornea Problems

Dr. Jonathan David Nussdorf, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf sees patients in New Orleans, LA, Houma, LA, and River Ridge, LA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Nussdorf is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nussdorf completed a residency program at Ochsner Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Laurence Warren Arend, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Laurence Arend specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Arend is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arend takes. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Katherine M Loftfield, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Katherine Loftfield specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise include glaucoma. Dr. Loftfield is affiliated with Ochsner. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Loftfield graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Ochsner Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Lance Turkish, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3434 Prytania Street, Suite 305; Buckman Medical Office Building
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Lance Turkish's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Turkish's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Bruce Achilles Germer, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3501 Holiday Drive; Suite 201
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Bruce Germer's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Germer is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Ochsner Medical Center, Dr. Germer attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Brandon Ladd Davis, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Brandon Davis practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Metairie, LA and New Orleans, LA. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Davis is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of the University of Kansas Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Delmar Ray Caldwell, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1415 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Delmar Caldwell sees patients in New Orleans, LA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Fairway Medical Surgical Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Caldwell's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Dr. Robert A Gordon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
1430 Tulane Ave 8669
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Robert Gordon is a pediatric ophthalmologist in New Orleans, LA, Alexandria, LA, and Houma, LA. His clinical interests encompass strabismus. Dr. Gordon honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), and Ochsner.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. George Saba Ellis Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. George Ellis works as an ophthalmologist. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Ellis attended Tulane University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical interest consist of amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and glaucoma. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Touro Infirmary. Dr. Ellis welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Ptosis, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Eye Problems

Dr. Pulin Anil Shah, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Pulin Shah is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Shah completed his residency training at California Pacific Medical Center.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3525 Prytania Street; Suite 320
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stanislav Zhuk's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zhuk attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Zhuk trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Dr. Horatio Sprague Eustis Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. H. Eustis' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school, he completed his residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Dr. Eustis's areas of expertise include strabismus. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Eustis is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. John Thomas Frisbee, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
3501 Holiday Drive; Suite 201
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. John Frisbee's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Frisbee's education and training includes medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.
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