Dr. William Gillum, MD
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Welcome to Thurmond Eye Associates, where for more than 50 years, our dedication and focus on leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques has been surpassed only by our commitment to quality patient care. Since Dr. Jack Thurmond first founded our practice in 1962, our focus has been to help patients enjoy a lifetime of the best possible vision. After establishing our first eye center in Weslaco, we have opened additional Thurmond Eye Associates locations in McAllen, Mission and Rio Grande City. This gives our patients convenient access to the same high quality comprehensive eye care found in the leading medical centers across the country.

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Biography

Dr. William Gillum, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Harlingen, TX. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Gillum is affiliated with Rio Grande Regional Hospital, Knapp Medical Center and Mission Regional Medical Center.

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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Gillum's Care Philosophy

Welcome to Thurmond Eye Associates, where for more than 50 years, our dedication and focus on leading edge technology and advanced surgical techniques has been surpassed only by our commitment to quality patient care. Since Dr. Jack Thurmond first founded our practice in 1962, our focus has been to help patients enjoy a lifetime of the best possible vision. After establishing our first eye center in Weslaco, we have opened additional Thurmond Eye Associates locations in McAllen, Mission and Rio Grande City. This gives our patients convenient access to the same high quality comprehensive eye care found in the leading medical centers across the country.

Dr. Gillum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Migraine
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    TUFTS UNIV SCH OF MED

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses