Dr. John Galanis, MD

Dr. John Galanis, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. John Galanis, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

7331 Watson Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63119

Contact Information

(314) 633-8575

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Galanis'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Galanis "We believe in providing state of the art technology in a relaxed and caring enviornment."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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23  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Johns Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007-prese
Media & Publications

Dr. Galanis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Galanis' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Galanis to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Galanis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Galanis and his staff or great They make you feel very comfortable I had my surgery done on Thursday and I have my site back I have all ready told my sister about Dr. Galanis
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I wouldn't recommend Dr. Galanis to my dog. He operated on my eye to remove a cataract and did a trabeculotomy, promising that i would not have to use drops for Glacoma any longer. Well, it didn't work I still use drops, but that's not all, he left my pupil elongated, so it doesn't close and...more
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I am blessed. I have been a patient of Dr. Galanis for many, many years. I have glaucoma. He has successfully (KNOCK ON WOOD) treated/operated on my eyes so that I wouldn't go blind. Glaucoma is ongoing and never ends. Hopefully, there will always be a procedure to ward off blindness,...more
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Both my husband and I received excellent eye care from Dr. Galanis and his staff. Their exams were very thorough, and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. I received a multi-focal implant for my cataract surgery, and it is wonderful to be able to see 20-20. I can read without needing glasses;...more
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