Dr. E Michael Sarno, MD

Dr. E Michael Sarno, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. E Michael Sarno, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in West Des Moines, IA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

5901 Westown Pkwy Ste 200

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact Information

(515) 225-3546

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 95% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 95% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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.

Education

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Kans Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Kans Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Estelle Dohen Eye Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sarno has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sarno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sarno to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Sarno's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

His bedside manner was not very good. He did not come across very friendly.
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Dr. Sarno accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sarno has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines
1111 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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