Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Lee Birchansky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1136 H Ave NE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Contact Information

(319) 362-9855

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Birchansky performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Birchansky's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  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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10  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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birchansky to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

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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