Dr. John Creed, MD

Dr. John Creed, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. John Creed, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Ochsner Health Center - Summa (Bluebonnet Blvd)

9001 Summa Ave

Baton Rouge, LA 70809
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Creed'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. Creed's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Creed "Dr. Creed received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge and earned his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans, where he was President of the American Medical Association Student Chapter, Aesculapian Honor Society. He completed an externship at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly, France. After his internship and ophthalmology residency at Ochsner, he completed a retina and vitreous fellowship at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Creed is board certified in ophthalmology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2001."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Creed "Dr. John Creed received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from LSU in New Orleans, where he was President of the American Medical Association Student Chapter, Aesculapian Honor Society. He completed an externship at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly, France. After his internship and ophthalmology residency at Ochsner, he completed a retina and vitreous fellowship at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Creed is board certified in ophthalmology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 2001. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Creed does not have any board certifications listed.

107  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • 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 Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • LSU School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Eye Consultants of Atlanta/Piedmont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Creed has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Creed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Creed's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Creed to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Creed'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 (2)

Not only is Dr Creed an excellent physician, but his staff are just as educated, professional, kind, and caring as he. His nurse, Sheree, stayed behind after he left the room to be sure I understood everything. Her smile and kindness made me feel I was more than a patient. She and Dr Creed are a...more
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I was referred to an Ophthalmologist by my Optometrist recently. I wasn't sure who to go to but ended up seeing Dr. Creed. I don't take these surveys often by was compelled to because I liked Dr. Creed so much. He made a difficult appointment pleasant. He was WONDERFUL. My husband went with me...more
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