Dr. Oscar Cruz, MD

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Dr. Oscar Cruz, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Slucare Physicians/Ophthalmolgy 1755 S Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63104 Get Directions
(314) 256-3220

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Dr. Cruz specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Saint Louis, MO. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acquired Coloboma
      • Acute Endophthalmitis
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Duane Retraction Syndrome
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Headache
      • Hypertropia
      • Hypotropia
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Mechanical Strabismus
      • Migraine
      • Monofixation Syndrome
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Strabismus
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharorrhaphy
      • Canthotomy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        St Joseph Hospital

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Baylor

        Completed in 1991

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

        Completed in 1992

      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 Missouri not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Cruz's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients