Dr. Donald Mazzulla, MD

Dr. Donald Mazzulla, MD

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39 y/o
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Dr. Donald Mazzulla, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Mazzulla'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.

Dr. Mazzulla's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mazzulla "Dr. D. Anthony Mazzulla, MD is section of vitreo-retinal surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation. He is a board certified ophthalmologist with 12 years of experience. He treats macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal vascular disease, surgical disease of the macular (epiretinal membranes, macular holes, vitreomacular traction), retinal detachments, traumatic lens dislocation, inflammatory disease of the retina and choroid, among many others. He has practice locations at Ochsner main campus on Jefferson Hwy, Metarie, Covington, as well as Chabert Medical center in Houma."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mazzulla "Dr. Donald Mazzulla's interest in eye disease began at an early age. He comes from a family of eye care professionals, with a father and older sister who are optometrists. Dr. Mazzulla works onnational trials for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He has presented several research projects at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has published articles in peer -reviewed journals. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Mazzulla earned his bachelor's degree and his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his transitional year internship at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Mazzulla completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Chicago prior to completing a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. He joined the staff at Ochsner in 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology amd the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Ophthalmology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Louisiana State University, where he enjoys teaching residents and fellows."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • 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 Louisiana.

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

  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • West Surban Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mazzulla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mazzulla's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mazzulla to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Mazzulla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Mazzulla is competent professional quick and makes me feel safe and comfortable. He has been treating me for AMD since November 2017. He really knows his business. He is doing my surgery and you can trust him completely. He is also very handsome.
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I was referred to Dr. Mazzulla by my optometrist for surgery. From the first visit, Dr. Mazzulla showed professionalism and caring with great bedside manners. He performed surgery on my eye and this went very well with a speady recovery. I am sold on this guy!!!!!
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