Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

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Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Fox Eye Laser & Cosmetic Inst 1136 H Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 Get Directions
(319) 362-9855

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Dr. Birchansky specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Cedar Rapids, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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    He spoke to me at length by phone, and then I had an apt with him. Very helpfull
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    Dr. Birchansky is friendly and knowledgeable. I'm so grateful I can see perfect again! Thank you, Sam B
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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Anisocoria
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • 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
    • Hypertropia
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Ulcer
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Procedures Performed

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

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      • 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.
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      • Noncompliance with a Professional Rule  (4/4/2013)
      • Action Taken: Fine
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: Iowa
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1985

    • Internship Hospital
      Orlando

      Completed in 1986

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

      Completed in 1989

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Ophthalmology
    • Board certified in Ophthalmology
    • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Birchansky's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Birchansky

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients