Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD

Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Lawrence Tychsen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Exotropia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  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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3  Procedures

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.

Education

  • 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

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tychsen to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Tychsen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Deserves 0 stars. He "faked" an exam by grabbing any lense within reach and taking a 1 second look at one eye and didn't even look at the other. Ushered my child out the door and proceeded to tell us this is completely psychological and ignore her complaints and it will go away. Zero...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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.
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