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Dr. Joel Westrum, OD

Optometry ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Westrum

Dr. Joel Westrum, OD is an optometrist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Inter American University School Of Optometry in 2005 and specializes in optometry, cornea & contact management, and more.


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(515) 282-5005

Dr. Westrum accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Care Network
Blue Care Network Advantage
Blue Care Security
Blue Care Security HMO
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Access
Blue Advantage
Blue Choice
Blue Select Basics PPO
Classic Blue
CompleteBlue 1500 - Silver POS
CompleteBlue 1750 - Silver PPO
CompleteBlue 2000 - Silver PPO
CompleteBlue 2000A - Silver HMO
CompleteBlue 2000B - Silver PPO
EnhancedBlue 1000 - Gold PPO
EnhancedBlue 1250 - Gold POS
EnhancedBlue 1500 - Gold PPO
EnhancedBlue 500 - Gold HMO
MedicareBlue Supplement - High Deductible Plan F
myBlue HSA Bronze 3500 - Bronze PPO
myBlue HSA Gold 2000 - Gold PPO
myBlue HSA Silver 2000 - Silver HMO
PremierBlue 500A - Platinum HMO
PremierBlue 500B - Plabinum PPO
PremierBlue 750 - Platinum PPO
SimplyBlue 4750 - Bronze HMO
SimplyBlue 5000 - Bronze POS
SimplyBlue 5500 -Bronze PPO
SimplyBlue Max 6250 - Bronze HMO
Wellmark
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO

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Dr. Westrum's conditions and procedures:

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Aberrant Oral Frenula - Growth Delay
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
  • Cataract, Autosomal Recessive, Congenital 2
  • Cataract, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Cataract, Congenital, Volkmann Type
  • Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
  • Cataract, Crystalline Coralliform
  • Cataract, Juvenile, With Microcornea and Glucosuria
  • Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilatation
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Low Vision
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Watering Eyes

About Me

Biography

"Providing excellent eye care to our community. "

Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision

Education

2005
None
Residency Hospital
2005
Wellish Eye Institute
Internship Hospital
2005
Inter American University School Of Optometry
Medical School
2000
University Of Iowa
Undergraduate School
2005
2005
2005
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I have seen him for 5 years. he is very good. recently I had a clot in the eye and he was able to see me right away
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