Dr. Laura J. Piippo, MD

Dr. Laura J. Piippo, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 49 years old

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology
750 E Beltline Ave NE Ste 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 Get Directions
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Dr. Piippo specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. She practices at 8 locations.

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in Belding, MI |
Horrible. She misdiagnosed my daughter saying she had Tics in her eyes without even checking to see if she really did have them. She said my daughter was far sighted, but refused to give her glasses. We went for a second opinion and am so glad we did as my daughter does not have tics and yes she is far sighted and for sure needed glasses. When I called and was so furious about it, she had one of her workers call me and stood by her words. Would never go to her again for either of my children.
Holland, MI |
Dr. Piippo was quick to jump to surgery after only seeing my son for 3 minutes. She never spoke to my son, was always at least an hour late to her appointments and have very little communication with us. After two visits, we immediately changed doctors.
Grand Rapids, MI |
After an appointment with Dr. Piippo, I had a question about something that she said during the exam. She seemed puzzled by something in her findings. I called the next day to ask her the question, have called 4 times and she has not returned my call for 3 weeks.
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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Color Blindness
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Wm Beaumont Hospital

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    University Il

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration