Dr. Lance Turkish, MD

Dr. Lance Turkish, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Lance Turkish, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3700 Saint Charles Ave Ste 305

New Orleans, LA 70115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Turkish'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*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Tulane Division Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Flower Fifth Ave Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Rsch Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turkish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turkish's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turkish to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was having a emergency on my right eye dr bernal asked dr Turkish to look at it.HE DID MANY TESTS WAS VERY SWEET and hE did not charge me for it.BLESSING....EVERYONE IN THAT OFFICE IS WONDERFUL AND I KNOW BECAUSE I AM THERE EVERY WEEK.I GIVE DR TURKISH AND HIS STAFF 1 MILLION STARS.MANY THANKS.
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Dr. Turkish is the most thorough ophthalmologist I've ever been to.
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