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About Dr. John L Elfervig
Dr. John L Elfervig, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Memphis, TN, with another office in Tupelo, MS. He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Elfervig is affiliated with Baptist Memorial Hospital Tipton, Methodist South Hospital and Henry County Medical Center. Dr. Elfervig has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. John L Elfervig has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. John L Elfervig has the following 10 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Vision Issues
- Lasik Surgery
- Retina Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
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Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Elfervig is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
46 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1972
Confederate Memorial Medical Center
Dr. John L Elfervig accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Ambetter Superior Health Plan
- Ambetter Superior Health Plan
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TN Blue Network E
- BCBS TN Blue Network S
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry PPO - TN
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana Memphis PPOx
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Qualchoice Statewide Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO