Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD

Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

4921 Parkview Pl Ste 12C

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-3937

Insurance Accepted

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

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • National Institute Of Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Ia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Calif Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tychsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tychsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tychsen to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Tychsen's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in O'Fallon, IL |
Dr. Tychsen has a very poor bedside manner. I got the impression that he couldn't wait to get out of the exam room. He took almost no time with us even though we had questions before a major eye surgery for our daughter. He seemed genuinely bothered that we were taking his time and failed to explain what he would be doing during the surgery or why he would be doing it.
Rolla, MO |
3 months infant daughter saw Dr. Tychsen at the Children specialty care at St. Louis today. The first impression was he was expressionless, seemed tried/bored to see us. He didn't care to communicate with us about our concerns and why we visited before he excessively forced to open our daughter eyes with his finger almost on her eyeball, no matter how hard she cried. Injured marks on where he pressed on her eyes lasted till 12 hours later, eye corners ripped from his brutal force. He is evil.
in Olney, IL |
Rude, judgmental, harassing and humiliating would be the top four words I would use to describe my visit to Dr. T's office. He invaded my personal space without warning, slapped a prism on my glasses and did not removed it when i squirmed to get out from under his ranting rave. The visit ended with him in an office with the door open loudly recanting his derogatory opinion of my sons case where everyone could here his speech. DO NOT SEE THIS DOCTOR.
in Nowhereland, IL |
He was a miracle worker with my two sons. after several surgeries, not only is one not crossed eyed anymore but, has perfect vision. Thank you, Dr. T.
in Nowhere land... |
Both of my special needs sons see Dr. Tychsen. One of them has had 4 surgeries and when he first met Dr.T, his eyes were totally crossed. Now after correcting the muscles he has had lasix and has perfect vision. Thank you, Dr. T.
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Dr. Tychsen accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tychsen has admitting privileges

Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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