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About Dr. John W Gittinger Jr
Dr. John W Gittinger Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Gittinger is affiliated with Umass Memorial Medical Group and Metrowest Medical Center - Framingham Union Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. John W Gittinger Jr 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.
- Optic Atrophy
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Exam
- Vision Issues
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Disorders
- Eye Diseases
- Retinal Disorders
- Eye Pain
- Optic Nerve Diseases
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Gittinger is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
47 Years Experience
Harvard Medical School
Graduated in 1971
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Dr. John W Gittinger Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsBoston University School of Medicine, 85 E Concord St, Boston, MA
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