Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD
Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Dubuque, IA. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Fuerste is affiliated with The Finley Hospital.

2140 John F Kennedy Rd

Dubuque, IA 52002

Contact Information

(563) 582-0769

Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD

Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Fuerste

Dr. Fuerste's Experience

0%ExperienceMatch
Dr. Fuerste'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
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
57

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

More

Read More
11

Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Ia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Ia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuerste has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Fuerste does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fuerste and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Fuerste's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuerste to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Fuerste's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD?
Are you Dr. Fuerste?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Fuerste

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fuerste accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Fuerste has admitting privileges

The Finley Hospital
350 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
View Hospital Profile

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

Ophthalmology
(26)
Ophthalmology
(11)
Ophthalmology
(11)
Pediatric Ophthalmology
(6)
Ophthalmology
(2)
Ophthalmology
(1)
Ophthalmology
(3)
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
(31)