Dr. Jean Kassem, MD

Dr. Jean Kassem, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Jean Kassem, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Ruprecht-Karls University-Heidelberg Germany in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, and more.

4540 Cordata Pkwy Ste 103

Bellingham, WA 98226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Medicaid of Washington State
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 95% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kassem does not have any board certifications listed.

75  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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16  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Barry Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Georgia State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Ruprecht-Karls University-Heidelberg Germany
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Maryland General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Tulane University School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • The Ohio State University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kassem has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kassem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kassem's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kassem to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kassem's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I never realized just how bad my vision had become (due to my eyelids drooping). My ophthalmologist recommended Dr Kassem. Wow! What an amazing doctor! The minute you meet him you can take your nerves and throw them out the door. He listens, understands and explains procedures in layman’s terms....more
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I was especially impressed by Dr. Kassem's willingness to take the time to answer all my questions. He performed a bilateral orbital floor decompression; I was pleased with the results.. The nurses at the hospital were very positive about his abilities. It is always important to know what the...more
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Dr. Kassem is exceptionally brilliant, and I am seriously impressed by him.
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He was able to explain how my stroke damage was damaging my vision. I have a new understanding of how my eyes actually work. Dr. Kassem was compassionate, sincere, and truly genuine.
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