Dr. James Gessler, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(2)
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Dr. James Gessler, MD
Dr. James Gessler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Springfield, MO. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Gessler is affiliated with Mercy Hospital Springfield.

1229 E Seminole St Ste 420

Springfield, MO 65804

Contact Information

(417) 820-9393

Dr. James Gessler, MD

Dr. James Gessler, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
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more than 72% of peers
Migraine
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more than 56% of peers
Sarcoidosis
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more than 44% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Via Christi Hospital-St Francis Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Naval Aerospace Med Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gessler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gessler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gessler to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Gessler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Gessler accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Gessler has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital Springfield
1235 E Cherokee St
Springfield, MO 65804
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