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Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Knoxville Pediatric Opthmlgy 2100 W Clinch Ave Ste 400, Knoxville, TN 37916 Get Directions
(865) 521-7998

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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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

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

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 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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Dr. Gitschlag's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gitschlag

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients