Dr. Jeffrey Guillmette, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Guillmette, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Jeffrey Guillmette, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Marrero, LA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in ophthalmology and optometry.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Lapalco

4225 Lapalco Blvd

Marrero, LA 70072
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Guillmette'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.

Dr. Guillmette's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guillmette "A New Orleans native, Dr. Guillmette attended Jesuit High School and Loyola University. He earned his bachelors degree in chemistry from Xavier University and his medical degree from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Ochsner and a four-year ophthalmology residency at the LSU Eye Center. Immediately after his residency, he joined the LSU Eye Center as faculty staff before relocating to the Gulf Coast where he practiced in Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi. Dr. Guillmette returned to New Orleans to join Ochsner in 2000. He is board certified in Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He specializes in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery at the Ochsner Health Center-Metairie and the Ochsner Health Center-Marrero on Lapalco Boulevard.'"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guillmette "Dr. Jeffrey Guillmette specializes in general ophthalmology and cataract surgery. A New Orleans native, Dr. Guillmette attended Jesuit High School and Loyola University. He earned his bachelors degree in chemistry from Xavier University and his medical degree from the University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Ochsner and a four-year ophthalmology residency at the LSU Eye Center. He joined the LSU Eye Center as faculty staff prior to relocating to the Gulf Coast where he practiced in Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi. Dr. Guillmette returned to New Orleans to join Ochsner in 2000. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery."
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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  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

  • University Of California School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Ochsner
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lsu Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guillmette has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guillmette's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guillmette to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Dr. Guillmette's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

I have sent people to him already and they say he is the greatest!
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Dr Guillmette recently did my cataract surgeries, and called the night after each surgery to check for problems, as well as having follow-up appointments the next day, next week, etc. Instruction sheets were clear, clinic staff were pleasant and competent, and I found Dr Guillmette to be truly...more
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My mom had a 3:30 appt with dr Guillmette and an hour later she is still waiting to see him. Due to his disrespect of our time I would not recommend him.
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