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About Dr. Oscar A Cruz

Dr. Oscar A Cruz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

12 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Oscar A Cruz is Great. Dr. Oscar A Cruz has been rated by 12 patients. From those 12 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Oscar A Cruz is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

1755 S Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63104
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Specialties

Dr. Oscar A Cruz has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    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.

  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Diplopia
  • Vision Disorders
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Esotropia
  • Cataract
  • Graves Disease (Thyroid Eye Disease)
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

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Reviews

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Terrible bed side manner

Dr Cruz’s lack of bedside manner, is truly matched by his level of tact, class, and patient care. My son has seen him 3 times in the past 8 months and he might have spent a collective 5 minutes with him.

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Great Doctor

My daughter has been going to Dr. Cruz for 15 years now and she loves him. He is great with kids.

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Great Doctor, schedule deptartment needs improvement.

I would advise against the online scheduling, never received a call back. Also the scheduling dept at Cardinal Glennon called me once the day before our appointment to cancel, never offering a reschedule after having the appointment for months. The staff is very good. We've been to about 5 pediatric ophthalmologists and I haven't seen a better Doctor in the St. Louis area.

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Don't be fooled

This doctor has his students look your child over, then he comes in for about 5-10 min looks for himself, does the same tests, which at this point your child May or may not do what they are supposed to do, then quickly tells you what's wrong. You always have to wait for long periods of time, the students that do the exams are usually friendly with my kid. Only once did I get someone who had no business working with kids. Follow ups are far and few in between. But I would give dr Cruz a big fat zero on the pure fact that he over corrected my daughters eyes and now her eyes went from a mild case of lazy eye to a wide variable of movement. Up down and cross eyed. Due to this she gets headaches and her vision is impaired. But he doesn't care. Sent me to a different doctor because he didn't know how to fix his own mistake. The new doctor. Dr davitt, keeps playing phone tag with me and it has now been over 4 months since seeing him. I would just avoid cardinal glennon all together, concerning eye care anyway

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Good Doctor, great bedside manner

Dr. Cruz is great! He diagnosed my daughter as a baby and has been treating her for 8 years. The waiting room is often crowded and it takes awhile to get in to see him but his bedside manner is worth it. He always smiles and acts happy to see us. He even gave me his e-mail address encase I had concerns or questions. He is a caring doctor who wants the best for his patients.

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  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1987

  • Jackson Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Oscar A Cruz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry KS PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Saint Louis University School Of Medicine, 1755 S Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO
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