Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Cedar Rapids, IA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Birchansky is affiliated with UnityPoint Health - Jones Regional Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids, Manchester - Regional Medical Center, Genesis Medical Center, Dewitt, Marengo Memorial Hospital and Jackson County Regional Health Center.

1136 H Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Contact Information

(319) 362-9855

Insurance Accepted

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

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 93% 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)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in the armed services (8/30/2013)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Birchansky, Lee Daron MD: License # 036079346: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has been disciplined by the State of Iowa. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND and the physician may renew his Illinois license effective upon payment of fees, filing of forms and completion of required continuing education.
    State: Illinois
1 Board Action
  • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule (4/4/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Iowa

Education

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Orlando
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Birchansky has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Birchansky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birchansky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birchansky to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Birchansky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Fort Lauderdale Fl. |
He spoke to me at length by phone, and then I had an apt with him. Very helpfull
in Cedar Rapids, IA |
Dr. Birchansky is friendly and knowledgeable. I'm so grateful I can see perfect again! Thank you, Sam B
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Birchansky accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Birchansky has admitting privileges

Genesis Medical Center, Dewitt
1118 11th St
De Witt, IA 52742
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Jackson County Regional Health Center
700 W Grove St
Maquoketa, IA 52060
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Manchester - Regional Medical Center
709 W Main St
Manchester, IA 52057
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Marengo Memorial Hospital
300 W May St
Marengo, IA 52301
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Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
701 10th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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UnityPoint Health - Jones Regional Medical Center
1795 Highway 64 E
Anamosa, IA 52205
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