Dr. John Fitz, MD

Dr. John Fitz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. John Fitz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Farmington, MO and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

140 Westmount Dr

Farmington, MO 63640

Contact Information

(573) 756-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fitz "Our mission statement, is to treat our patients as we would like our own family to be treated, using the standards of care that is found in major medical centers but with the warmth and friendliness of your home town. We live in our community, and are always on call locally to serve your needs. We are now offering laser assisted cataract surgery using the Alcon LenSx system, to further enhance our cataract Surgery experience for our patients, including Multifocal and astigmatism correction"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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17  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • Duke Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Marys Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitz to family and friends
28 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Fitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My name is Sheila chandler, I was very well pleased with Dr.Fitz he made me feel comfortable told me everything that was going to go on. The staff and nurse was very friendly. I would recommend Dr.Fitz for all your eye problems.I would give him an A.
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He told me what was going to happen, how long it was going to take and that he didn't see any problems. And that was the way it turned out. I am very happy with my new eye sight.
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The technicians are highly rude, and inappropriate. Twice with different techs I have had the issue of them being hateful. One today asked me how my eye was this past week and when I said It's been really painful and it seems like everything is going wrong she replied I WASN'T BEING RUDE AND I...more
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