Dr. Gary Mehlhorn, MD

Dr. Gary Mehlhorn, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Gary Mehlhorn, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1135 E Lakewood St Ste 104

Springfield, MO 65810

Contact Information

(417) 883-3937

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Retinal Neovascularization
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Mehlhorn'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • 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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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Vitr Ret Rsch Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mehlhorn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mehlhorn's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mehlhorn to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Mehlhorn'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

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am still a patient of Dr. Mehlhorn, he is truly amazing as a doctor, surgeon, and person in general! He is always so good about answering my questions and concerns! I have had 3 surgeries so far, and with 1 more remaining, I have full confidence in this man!
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