Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD

Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD

Pediatric OphthalmologyFemale

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD is a Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. She is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fuerst to book an appointment.


Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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Dr. Fuerst's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuerst treats Iridocyclitis more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Fuerst treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuerst treats Uveitis and Iridocyclitis more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Fuerst treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Eye Infections

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fuerst treats Eye Infections more than 65% of her peers

Dr. Fuerst treats this condition more than 65% of her peers

Dr. Fuerst's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Fuerst accepts the following insurance:

National (BlueCard) PPO

About Me


Dr. Rachel Fuerst received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. She completed her internship at...Read more


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (866) 624-7637.

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Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Fuerst's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fuerst frequently treats Iridocyclitis, Uveitis and Iridocyclitis, and Eye Infections. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fuerst treats.

Where is Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD's office located?

Dr. Fuerst's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Rachel Fuerst, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Fuerst has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received