Dr. Christopher Blodi, MD

Dr. Christopher Blodi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Christopher Blodi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1501 50th St Ste 133

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 222-6400

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 93% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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6  Procedures

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

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington University St Louis
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Tucson Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blodi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blodi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blodi to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blodi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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