Dr. John Pitcher III, MD

Dr. John Pitcher III, MD

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Dr. John Pitcher III, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 2008 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

4411 the 25 Way NE Ste 325

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Contact Information

(505) 823-4411

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Davis Vision
  • March Vision Care
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Pitcher III'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.

1  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pitcher III does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • The Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Jules Stein Eye Insitute, UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Willis Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pitcher III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pitcher III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pitcher III's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pitcher III to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pitcher III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Pritcher is friendly and takes time to discuss your condition and explain options for treatment. I felt he took a personal interest in my medical needs.
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