Dr. Justin Risma, MD

Dr. Justin Risma, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
(14)
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Dr. Justin Risma, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Dubuque, IA. He is 34 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.

2140 John F Kennedy Rd

Dubuque, IA 52002

Contact Information

(563) 582-0769

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

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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

  • 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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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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Risma to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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 (8)

in Dubuque,Iowa |
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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in Hazel Green Wi. |
I had my cataract surgery the end of August and 2 weeks later the second one. Dr. Risma was very kind and explained everything thoroughly at my 1st. appointment.. After I was home and read some of the risks factors, I was apprehensive about going through with the surgery. I called the office and...more
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Dubuque, IA |
Absolutely wonderful experience! Dr. Risma is the first doctor I've ever encountered that makes his own follow up calls to check on his patients. Such a simple gesture but as a patient, makes all the difference in the world! Thank you!
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in Dubuque, IA |
My experience with Dr. Risma has been outstanding. i was unsure about my cataract surgery until my appointment. After my surgery i wished i had done it earlier. my surgery was successful beyond my greatest expectations. my vision is better than I can remember. I will certainly recommend him to any...more
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in Kieler, Wi |
i made a great choice by choosing Dr Risma for my dsaek surgery. There was great doctor and patient communication, very easy to talk to and answered any questions I had. Would recommend him to my friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Risma accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Iowa
    Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Risma has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque
250 Mercy Dr
Dubuque, IA 52001
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Midwest Medical Center
1 Medical Center Dr
Galena, IL 61036
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The Finley Hospital
350 N Grandview Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001
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