Dr. Joel Pelavin, MD

Dr. Joel Pelavin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Joel Pelavin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Clair Shores, MI and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

29750 Harper Ave

Saint Clair Shores, MI 48082

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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very high
more than 98% of peers
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Detroit Med Center Wayne
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pelavin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pelavin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pelavin to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pelavin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Very caring staff and physician.
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