Dr. Joseph Gira, MD

Dr. Joseph Gira, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Joseph Gira, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Des Peres, MO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

12990 Manchester Rd Ste 201

Des Peres, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 909-0633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gira'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.

Dr. Gira's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gira "I strive to provide the best surgical outcomes possible. My volume of surgery and cumulative experience in the operating room provides a major advantage in treating difficult cases successfully, avoiding all complications, and ensuring excellent visual outcomes. I treat every patient like they are family and always shoot straight. "

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Visual Field Defects

9  Procedures

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

  • Umkc Sch Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St. John's Mercy Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Hermann Eye Ctr, Univ Of Tx Hlth Science Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gira has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gira's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gira to family and friends
31 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Gira'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr. Gira is very friendly, explains what he is looking at, answers all my questions . Very nice staff ! I would highly recommend him to my family and friends.
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I went into the office not knowing what to expect and when I left I was IMPRESSED. The whole experience was wonderful. This office runs like a fine tuned machine. All of the staff was polite and happy to address all of my questions. When I met with Dr. Gira he was kind, reassuring and patient. ...more
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some one who takes very good care and explains every thing to you any question he will answer i have been going to him 15 years i would recommend without a doubt he took care of my cataracts and now i can see great i do not know more than i can say
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Not only is Dr. Gira very professional and competent but he is also friendly and warm putting his patients at ease. I would feel confident to recommend him to others with the same trust that I have placed in his excellent care to me.
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Always a good experience at my appointments. I feel Dr Gira is very thorough and knowledgeable. He is very friendly and patient and listens to any question I have His staff is efficient and friendly.
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