Dr. Emmett McComiskey, MD

Dr. Emmett McComiskey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Emmett McComiskey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

McComiskey & Cangelosi

604 W 13th Ave

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. McComiskey'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. McComiskey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McComiskey "Newman High School- New Orleans Southern Methodist University- Dallas, Tx Tulane University Medical School- New Orleans, LA Tulane University Residency in Ophthalmology- New Orleans, LA Director of Residency Program Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New Orleans Private Practice of Ophthalmology- Covington, LA since 1997"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McComiskey "Be it as difficult a subject as glaucoma or macular degeneration, or just needing a new pair of glasses, we want every patient to leave the office with a full understanding of the problem which they face, and the solution or treatment which is best for their circumstance.  We have staked our reputation on educating the patient."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. McComiskey does not have any board certifications listed.

101  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • 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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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.


  • Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. McComiskey has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. McComiskey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McComiskey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McComiskey to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McComiskey'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 (1)

This is the best ophthalmologist I have ever been to. He is extremely knowledgeable, experienced, uses state of the art equipment, has well trained staff, and methodically saves and even improves eyesite. He thoroughly explains eye issues, medical procedures, and medicine effects. You know when...more
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