Dr. Brian Sippy, MD

Dr. Brian Sippy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Brian Sippy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Missoula, MT and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.

700 W Kent Ave Ste 1

Missoula, MT 59801

Contact Information

(406) 728-3502

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sippy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nearsightedness
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Sippy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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

  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • U Ut
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Emory U/Emory Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Emory U/Emory Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sippy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sippy's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sippy to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Sippy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I found Dr Sippy to be arrogant and rude. I had cataract surgery with him with a poor outcome which he attempted to dismiss as though I was a nin-com-poop. I got a second opinion from outside Rocky Mtn.Eye where I was found to have "severe aberrant vision" (double) and referred to a top...more
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Will never go back. This guy was rude and talked down to me. He did not explain things unless I specifically asked, and then made me feel stupid for asking. No chairside manner at all. There are many other O.D.s in Missoula, so don't waste your time with him.
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Worst experience from a medical 'professional' I have ever had,will NOT return! Very abrupt & spent minimal amount of time w/my first appt. I made mistake of using the term retinal tear for PVD. He acted like I was stupid & a waste of his important time.Wanted to have a local follow up after an eye...more
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