Dr. Philip Custer, MD

Dr. Philip Custer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(11)
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Dr. Philip Custer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4921 Parkview Pl Ste 12C

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Entropion
very high
more than 96% 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

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Custer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Custer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Custer to family and friends
4.5
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Custer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

While he is very compasionate, caring dr, his office schedules far too many patients in not enough time. My appt was scheduled for 10:30. After driving for 2 1/2 hours to get there, I arrived nearly an hour early. At 10:40, I was called to the back. I was initially happy with the efficiency, until...more
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Very caring, thorough exam, & explaining in lay terms of what is wrong, what will be done, & what to expect.
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