Dr. James A Gessler, MD



Ophthalmology     -  Missouri,  Springfield

 Overview

Dr. James A Gessler, MD works in Springfield, Missouri is a specialist in Ophthalmology and graduated University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Gessler is affiliated with Saint John's Hospital - Springfield and practicing for 45 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

 Conditions

  • Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Blepharitis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Infections
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
  • Dependence
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dystonia 15, Myoclonic
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Kidney Cryosurgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Negative Rheumatoid Factor Polyarthritis
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Optic Pathway Glioma
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Radiation-Related Neoplasm
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Tilia Tree Pollen Allergy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • White Coat Hypertension
  • Women's Health Rehabilitation

 Procedures

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Excision
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 45

 State License

  • Missouri

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

Kansas City, KS, United States

Graduated: 1974

Residency Hospitals


Naval Aerospace Med Institute

Pensacola, FL, USA

Year completed: 1977

 Awards

1   AMA
2   AAO

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Saint Johns Clinic Eye Specialists

1229 East Seminole Street Suite 430
Missouri (MO)
Springfield,
65804

  (417) 820-9393

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Saint Johns Clinic Eye Specialists, 1229 East Seminole Street Suite 430, Springfield, Missouri (MO), 65804




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc.
  • Coventry Health Care of Kansas, Inc. PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Saint John's Hospital - Springfield photo


Saint John's Hospital - Springfield

1235 East Cherokee Missouri MO, Springfield, 65804

Saint John's Hospital - Springfield is a non-profit hospital located in Springfield, MO. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 14 procedures.




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