Dr. Henry Meisels, MD

Dr. Henry Meisels, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Henry Meisels, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Evanston, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

800 Austin St Ste 401W

Evanston, IL 60202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Meisels "Dr.Meisels encourages patients to understand and participate actively in the management of their problems. Available are accomodative and multifocal implants for cataract surgery, Lasik, and in office laser and minor surgery. Dr. Meisels cares for diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and patients of all ages."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Pacific Med Center Presby Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meisels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meisels' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meisels to family and friends
3.4
based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Meisels' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Being a hotshot, and not having enough wallspace for all your award plaques doesn't matter if your staff cannot schedule patients appropriately so that wait time is an hour past your actual appointment time. Disappointing.
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