Dr. John Frederick, MD

Dr. John Frederick, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. John Frederick, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Bettendorf, IA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1993 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.Read his story

777 Tanglefoot Ln

Bettendorf, IA 52722

Contact Information

(563) 323-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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more than 96% of peers
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Paralytic Strabismus
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more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Frederick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frederick "Dr. John Frederick joined Eye Surgeons Associates in 1998. Following an undergraduate degree at Northwestern University, he attended medical school at the University of Iowa. Residency followed at Cornell University in New York where he served as Chief Resident. His training was completed in Atlanta with a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the Scott County Medical Society. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and serves as clinical faculty for the family practice residency programs at both Genesis and Trinity. He also serves as staff Ophthalmologist for the Trinity and Genesis Neonatal Intensive Care Units. His areas of special interest include: pediatric ophthalmology and adult ocular motility disorders, neuro-ophthalmology, retinopathy of prematurity, amblyopia (lazy eye), thyroid eye disease, and diplopia (double vision). Formerly Eye Surgeons' representative on the Board at Spring Park Surgery Center, Dr. Frederick now serves as President of ESA."


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2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease


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10  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Oakwood Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cornell U/Ny Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Scottish Rite Chldns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Frederick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frederick's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Frederick's Performance

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  • 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)

Our daughter has seen Dr. Frederick for her amblyopia for the past 6 years. She was diagnosed at 3 and is now 9. Upon first being diagnosed her eyesight was almost completely gone in 1 of her eyes. Thanks to the excellent care of Dr. Frederick and his staff our daughter is today 20/20 with her...more
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My daughter is usually TERRIFIED of going to the doctor's office. Dr. Frederick's magnificent ability to work with children and put her at ease made our experience very pleasant and productive. She has a lazy eye that thankfully can be treated and hopefully with time she will grow out of. Thank...more
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Thanks for sharing your experience. We greatly appreciate it!

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My special needs child has had him for q8 years. He is sensational.
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