Dr. Courtney Hellman, MD

Dr. Courtney Hellman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Courtney Hellman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ophthalmology.

715 Harmony St Fl 3

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Macular Edema
very high
more than 95% of peers
Macular Hole
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Hellman'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hellman "Midwest Eye Care has a long tradition of excellence and community service. In May 2004, Midwest Eye Care received a coveted Integrity Award for Service Excellence from the Heartland Better Business Bureau for our commitment to business ethics and community service. We again received this award in 2008 and 2012. We take pride in providing you a positive customer service experience and quality doctors. Whether you are with us for a short time or for decades, our focus is on you."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Glaucoma Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Vitreoretinal Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hellman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hellman's Reviews

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Dr. Hellman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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