Dr. William Gillum, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 70

2224 Camelot Plaza Cir
Harlingen, TX 78550
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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
Rio Grande Regional Hospital
101 E Ridge Rd
McAllen, TX 78503

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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
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    2
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Entropion
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Hole
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    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Gillum

    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 Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gillum & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    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

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gillum

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 2 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gillum to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Dr. Gillum's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Gillum

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

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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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    At Your Appointment

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