Dr. Justin Risma, MD

Dr. Justin Risma, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 34
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Dr. Justin Risma, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2140 John F Kennedy Rd

Dubuque, IA 52002

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 92% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers
Nearsightedness
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Risma'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Avastin® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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

  • Wheaton College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Gundersen Lutheran Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Risma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Risma's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Risma to family and friends
18 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Risma'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

Patient Comments (12)

Timely wait time. Very easy to talk to.
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Saved my vision! Such an excellent, caring doctor.
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I can't thank you enough for taking wonderful care of my eyesight! I came to you to plan for Cataract surgery and found that I had Macular Degeneration. With your team and excellent skills, I now have that under control! Before Christmas, you were able to perform Cataract surgery and I now have my...more
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I would to thank Dr. Risma for his excellent care in performing my recent cataract surgery. I was truly amazed at the difference in my vision after the procedure. Dr. Risma and his staff at the office and hospital are a credit to their professions. I would recommend Dr. Risma to anyone who needs...more
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Having not been to an opthalmologist for 30 plus years, I was very worried about the outcome of my visit. Dr. Risma and his Staff could not have been kinder. He explained things in a way I could understand before, during, and after the surgery. After having 1 surgery on Nov. 3, I could not wait to...more
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