Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD

Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Gitschlag, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Gitschlag is affiliated with East Tennessee Children's Hospital.

2100 W Clinch Ave Ste 400

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 521-7998

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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more than 96% of peers
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
67

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leucocoria
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • 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 Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gitschlag has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gitschlag's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gitschlag to family and friends
4.9
based on 16 total reviews
Dr. Gitschlag's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gitschlag accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gitschlag has admitting privileges

East Tennessee Children's Hospital
2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN 37916
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