Dr. James Gessler, MD

Dr. James Gessler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. James Gessler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1229 E Seminole St Ste 420

Springfield, MO 65804

Contact Information

(417) 820-9393

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Dr. Gessler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  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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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gessler to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 3
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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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