Dr. Thomas Gettelfinger, MD

Dr. Thomas Gettelfinger, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Thomas Gettelfinger, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6485 Poplar Ave

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chalazion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Gettelfinger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • King Co Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Indianuniversity Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gettelfinger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gettelfinger's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gettelfinger to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Gettelfinger'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I've been going to Dr. G for over 10 years.
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