Dr. Joseph Parelman, MD

Dr. Joseph Parelman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Parelman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nevada, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

111 N Main St

Nevada, MO 64772

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Parelman'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

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

68  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
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Johns Mercy Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wash U/Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • La St U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parelman's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parelman to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Parelman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • 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 (1)

I was very concerned about having pterygium surgery. I read about it on the Internet and it sounded like there was a lot of pain involved. I discussed this with Dr. Parelman. I am a Doubting Thomas!! He was right, in fact I had no pain at anytime. He even called me that night to see how thing...more
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