Dr. Christopher Haupert, MD

Dr. Christopher Haupert, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Christopher Haupert, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in West Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1501 50th St Ste 133

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 222-6400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Haupert'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*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • 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 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.


  • Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St Vincent Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Haupert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Haupert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haupert to family and friends
50 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Haupert's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Excellent physician. Very accommodating. Excellent and thorough examination and discussion of his findings and recommendations. I'm very pleased with his care.
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Dr. Haupert is one of a kind. He is thorough, efficient and goes above and beyond his job requirements to make sure I am comfortable and cared for. I have been seeing him for 10+ years, and has helped me through the difficulties of having a degenerative eye disorder. He is the best in the...more
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Dr Haupert has treated me for several years. He has saved my vision. He has a great personality and is a very caring person.
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