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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 70

2224 Camelot Plaza Cir
Harlingen, TX 78550
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Dr. Gillum's Experience

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Dr. Gillum's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Knapp Medical Center
1401 East Eight Street
Weslaco, TX 78596
Mission Regional Medical Center
900 S Bryan Rd
Mission, TX 78572

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Thurmond Eye Associates
Thurmond Eye Associates
2224 Camelot Plaza Cir
Harlingen, TX 78550
Thurmond Eye Associates
1519 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX 78596
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    Dr. Gillum's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
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    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Entropion
    • Exotropia
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
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    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tufts University
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    University Ia
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Ia
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gillum & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Gillum's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Knapp Medical Center

    • Mission Regional Medical Center

    • Rio Grande Regional Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 3 responses
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    3.7 out of 5

    Dr. Gillum's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Gillum

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gillum accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Thurmond Eye Associates
    2224 Camelot Plaza Cir
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    (956) 507-4500 (Office)
    B
    Thurmond Eye Associates
    1519 E 6th St
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 519-1612 (Office)
    C
    Thurmond Eye Associates
    1519 E 6th St
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 968-3171 (Office)
    D
    Thurmond Eye Associates
    1519 E 6th St
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    (956) 487-7770 (Office)
    E
    Thurmond Eye Associates PA
    McAllen Office
    222 E Ridge Rd Ste 110
    McAllen, TX 78503
    (956) 630-3061 (Office)
    (956) 630-4603 (Fax)
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