Dr. Geoffrey Garrett, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Geoffrey Garrett, MD
Dr. Geoffrey Garrett, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Shreveport, LA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Garrett is affiliated with CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier.

Highland Clinic Ophthalmology

471 Ashley Ridge Blvd

Shreveport, LA 71106

Contact Information

(318) 795-4770

Dr. Geoffrey Garrett, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Garrett, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Friendly and Professional
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Dr. Garrett's Experience

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Dr. Garrett'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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 Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Lsu Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garrett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garrett to family and friends
2.7
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Garrett's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
New York, NY |
Dr. Garrett was on call. I had a question regarding scheduled cataract surgery. Needed information regarding drops to be started 3 days prior to surgery. He refused to talk to me directly. The answering service relayed information that did not answer my question. He could have alleviated my anxiety with a few words of reassurance. Disappointed in his lack of concern for patient's peace of mind. This occurred on a Friday evening. Could not get reassurance until Monday during office hours.
Plano, TX |
Disappointed that Dr. Garrett's staff did not review the medication list that I filled out (also the doctor didn't look at the form I filled out). They did not do sufficient eye exams to allow me a refill of Plaquenil by my rheumatologist, meaning I wasted time with my visit. When I discussed this with nurse on the phone, she never apologized but did offer me another appointment. Will not reschedule with an office that wasted 2 hours of my day.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Garrett accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Garrett has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Health Shreveport - Bossier
1 Saint Mary Pl
Shreveport, LA 71101
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