Dr. Lou Kiessling, MD

Dr. Lou Kiessling, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Lou Kiessling, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Carroll, IA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Washington Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

405 S Clark St Ste 220

Carroll, IA 51401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 90% of peers
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Kresge Eye Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Wilmer Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kiessling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kiessling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kiessling to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kiessling's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

After my mother came home crying after her visit, I would most likely not recommend anyone to go to this "physician". Lack of respect, rude, and obviously hates her job and needs to get out of the medical field. I work as a registered nurse and this is sad that I have to write this about another...more
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