Dr. Geoffrey Tufty, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 55

Dr. Geoffrey Tufty, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of South Dakota School of Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with medical facilities Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital and Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tufty to book an appointment.

Dr. Tufty
1621 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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Dr. Tufty's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tufty treats Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Tufty treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Esotropia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tufty treats Esotropia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Tufty treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Lazy Eye
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tufty treats Lazy Eye more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tufty treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tufty's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leucocoria
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(605) 333-6302

Dr. Tufty accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Tufty's Reviews

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5.0

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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Geoffrey Tufty, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Ochsner Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
    University of South Dakota School of Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What are Dr. Geoffrey Tufty, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Tufty frequently treats Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) , Esotropia, and Lazy Eye. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tufty treats.

    Where is Dr. Geoffrey Tufty, MD's office located?

    Dr. Tufty's office is located at 1621 S Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    1621 S Minnesota Ave Sioux Falls, SD 57105
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Tufty is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital

    Sioux Falls, SD

    75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

    16 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

    Sanford Worthington Medical Center

    Worthington, MN

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average