Dr. Geoffrey Emerson, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Emerson, MD

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Dr. Geoffrey Emerson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Maplewood, MN and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Yale University in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2845 Maplewood Dr # 213

Maplewood, MN 55109

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 97% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Emerson'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. Emerson "My goal is to provide the best retinal treatments available, and to treat all patients with respect and compassion"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinoschisis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Hospital Of St. Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital, Wilmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Oregon Health Sciences University, Casey Eye Institute (Retina Fellowship)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Yale Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology (PhD)
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Eagle Scout, 1987
  • Suma cum laude, 1995
  • Hope Award for Patient Care, 2011, 2012
  • Heed Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology Training, 2005
  • Ron Michaels Award for Excellence in Retina Training, 2007
  • Rhodes Scholar Semifinalist, 1995
  • Julia Haller Award for Ophthalmic Research, 2004
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Emerson's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Emerson'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Emerson was very professional, very easy to talk too, explaining what was wrong, what can be done for you. He is excellent.
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