Dr. John Tew, MD

Dr. John Tew, MD

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46 y/o
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Dr. John Tew, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hemet, CA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Read his story

Inland Eye Specialists

3953 W Stetson Ave Ste 100

Hemet, CA 92545
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Pterygium
very high
more than 96% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 92% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Tew's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tew "J. Grant Tew, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing since 2000 and joined Inland Eye Specialists in 2004. He treats medical and surgical diseases of the eye and specializes in cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and corneal transplantation. Dr. Tew obtained his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia and completed his residency at the University of Denver. He completed a fellowship at the University of Southern California where he specialized in diagnosing and treating corneal diseases as well as learning the latest refractive surgery techniques. Dr. Tew is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Medical Association. He has given many national presentations and has published research in scientific journals such as Nature. Dr. Tew specializes in "Quick Vision" cataract surgery which avoids injections, stitches, and eye patches. Dr. Tew is a certified LASIK surgeon and also provides treatment for diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other diseases of the eye. Dr. Tew is married and has four children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys playing basketball and running. He gets up early each morning to teach a religion class for high school students."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tew ""My goal with every patient is to preserve their sight; I will do everything in my power to achieve this. Equally important, I provide patients with compassionate, one-on-one care. After making a diagnosis, I will explain any recommended treatment and how it can help improve their vision in simple, easy-to-understand language.""
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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

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Va Commonwealth University Mcv School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member

Dr. Tew's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tew to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Tew's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Tew accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value

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Hospitals where Dr. Tew has admitting privileges

Hemet Valley Medical Center
1117 E Devonshire Ave
Hemet, CA 92543
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Southwest Healthcare System - Inland Valley Medical Center
36485 Inland Valley Dr
Wildomar, CA 92595
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Southwest Healthcare System - Rancho Springs Medical Center
25500 Medical Center Dr
Murrieta, CA 92562
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