Dr. George Ortiz MD

  • Ophthalmology Cape Girardeau, MO

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Dr. George Ortiz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cape Girardeau, MO, with another office in Metropolis, IL. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Ortiz is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Heartland Regional Medical Center and Herrin Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. George Ortiz has the following 10 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions


297 S Silver Springs Rd
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

28 Chick St
Metropolis, IL 62960

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