Dr. Michael Cassell, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 47
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Dr. Michael Cassell, MD
Dr. Michael Cassell, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Independence, MO. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Cassell is affiliated with Truman Medical Center Lakewood, Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

4741 S Arrowhead Dr

Independence, MO 64055

Contact Information
Dr. Michael Cassell, MD

Dr. Michael Cassell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Davis Vision
  • 22 More

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% 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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Central University Of Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cassell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cassell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cassell to family and friends
2.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Cassell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Overland Park, KS |
First saw him in an emergency, when an ER told me I was likely to need immediate surgery. He took great care of me! Monitored what was going on, reassuring, explained everything. Didn’t have surgery, yay! I wouldn’t go to anyone else.
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Dr. Cassell accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
    Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc. PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HealthChoice
  • HealthLink
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • National Provider Network
  • Planvista
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Pyramid Life
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Sterling
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Cassell has admitting privileges

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill
2301 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Truman Medical Center Lakewood
7900 Lee's Summit Road
Kansas City, MO 64139
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