Dr. Gail Ganser, MD

Dr. Gail Ganser, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Gail Ganser, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lynchburg, VA and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatrics.

116 Nationwide Dr

Lynchburg, VA 24502

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • Medicaid
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Diplopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sarcoidosis
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Ganser'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. Ganser "Through compassion, dedication, and teamwork of our staff, we strive to provide the highest quality medical and surgical eye care for our community. As a practice, we are committed to being the area's most comprehensive primary eye care provider while maintaining a personal approach to the care of our patients."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

77  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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5  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine/Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Iowa College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Miami School Of Medicine/Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ganser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ganser's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ganser to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ganser's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Ganser has been seeing my grandson sense he was about 6 years of age. He is now 18. Would recommend any one with children that have any vision problems to make an appointment with her. She is a great doctor.
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Took a lot of time with us. Staff was wonderful. Very thorough.
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