Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD

Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 66 years old

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Dr. Gitschlag specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Knoxville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Gitschlag's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leucocoria
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State Univ Som

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
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