Dr. Brian Privett, MD

Dr. Brian Privett, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
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Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brian Privett, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Cedar Rapids, IA. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Privett is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids and St. Luke's Hospital.

1650 1st Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Contact Information

(319) 362-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Privett "Dr. Privett is the newest ophthalmologist at the Iowa Eye Center in Cedar Rapids. He is currently accepting new patients. He treats a variety of ocular diseases and provides routine eye care as well."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Southeast Missouri State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Siu Department Of Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Iowa Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Privett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Privett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Privett to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Privett's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Privett accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Privett has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
701 10th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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St. Luke's Hospital
1026 A Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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