Dr. Philip Kurica, MD

Dr. Philip Kurica, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Philip Kurica, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in La Place, LA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

370 Belle Terre Blvd

La Place, LA 70068

Contact Information

(985) 652-6066

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Optic Neuritis
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more than 83% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Chalazion
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more than 72% 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

  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kurica has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurica's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurica to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kurica's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kurica accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kurica has admitting privileges

Saint James Parish Hospital
1645 Lutcher Ave
Lutcher, LA 70071
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