Dr. John Kay, MD

Dr. John Kay, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(12)
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Dr. John Kay, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Effingham, IL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

903 Medical Park Dr

Effingham, IL 62401

Contact Information

(217) 347-2933

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • 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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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Vincent Hospital and Health Services
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kay to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Kay's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Newton, IL |
I had major pain in my right eye, went to my Doctor and she knew it needed immediate attention from an Ophthalmologist. I didn't have an eye specialist at that time, she got me in to see Dr Kay that day. I did have to wait longer than normal, as I was worked in. He was very thorough with my exam...more
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in Pana,IL |
just as was last yr for me & my lady we got there on time & the staff took care of us right away.We got in to see Dr Kay quickly & together.He took car of both of us in a timely & professional manner...and it was a good report for us both so,all was good...No need to see him for another year!!..(we...more
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La Grange, IL |
We had appointment for 210 pm. There before the appointment time. Not many in waiti m g room. .we left at 4pm without seeing dr. Kay. Our time is worth something also. I thought about sending him a bill for the time I took off work. If you are that slow then change how you schedule your...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kay accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kay has admitting privileges

Fayette County Hospital
650 West Taylor
Vandalia, IL 62471
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HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital
503 N Maple St
Effingham, IL 62401
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