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Dr. Russell Gist, OD

Optometry ·  Male

Dr. Gist

Dr. Russell Gist, OD is an optometrist in Ankeny, IA. He specializes in optometry.

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(515) 965-8488

Dr. Gist accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care of Iowa
Coventry Health Care of Iowa PPO
Davis Vision
EyeMed Vision Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Vision Benefits of America
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Alliance Select

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Dr. Gist's conditions and procedures:

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia

About Me


Dr. Russell Gist, OD is an optometrist in Ankeny, IA. He specializes in optometry.


  • Optometry

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He is Awesome!! Very thorough.
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