Dr. John Garrett, MD

Dr. John Garrett, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. John Garrett, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Iron Mountain, MI and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1301 Carpenter Ave

Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Contact Information

(800) 428-8149

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  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
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garrett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garrett to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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Dr. Garrett'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 (7)

Wonderful & caring staff and Dr. Thank you for helping me see a "brighter" future !!!
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Both my husband & I had cataracts removed by Dr. Garrett& are very pleased with the resultsHis staff is highly professional.On our last visit to the office i it had snowed heavily.Upon getting ready to leave we realized that we had nothing to remove the snow ,so we asked if we could borrow a ...more
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I had Lasik Surgery done in May and could not be happier with my results. To be able to wake up in the morning now and be able to see clear again and no looking for your glasses first is amazing. All the staff are very nice and professional. The procedure does not take very long and recovery was...more
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Dr Garrett did both of my parents cataract surgeries. All 4 of their eyes are now better than 20/20. You can’t go to a better place!
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Dr. Garrett did my cataract surgery a few years ago. He recommended and put the Toric lenses in my eyes. It was the best decision I have made! I can't believe how clearly I can see colors. I did not know what I was missing! He is a very caring doctor and the staff were great!
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