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About Dr. Scott E Olitsky

Dr. Scott E Olitsky, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kansas City, MO, with another office in Kansas City, MO. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Olitsky has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott E Olitsky is Great. Dr. Scott E Olitsky has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Scott E Olitsky is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Childrens Mercy Clinics On Broadway

3101 Broadway Blvd Fl 10
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Childrens Mercy Hospital

2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Specialties

Dr. Scott E Olitsky 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

    14 Expertise

  • Blindness
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Vision Disorders
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Vision Issues
  • Cataract
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

Reviews

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Five Stars

I am an adult patient and he is the best dr I have seen.

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Terrible

This doctor was terrible. We weren't even scheduled to see him but our regular doctor was out of town on an emergency. He came in and spent NO time even examining my child, and cut me off mid sentence and said she needed glasses and it should correct the problem and handed me a prescription. He said try this and follow up in six weeks. I paid 115.00 against my better judgement and just had a follow up today with her REGULAR doctor and sure enough, was told the glasses aren't helping toward our goal for what her problems are. I am beyond disgusted I wasted my money on these glasses and even more disgusted the doctor is allowed to even treat children if he can't take the time and care necessary to make sure they have what they need. I will NEVER see this doctor again.

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With great confidence...

My daughter is 2-1/2 & has been diagnosed with cataracts at 2 months & now glaucoma. Dr Hug, Dr Olitsly & Dr Stahl have been the most professional & emphatic team of surgeons we've dealt with. With only a small handful of surgeons in the country that have experience in this field we are so happy we have them. They have given us the strength & confidence to tackle all that she goes through. We are grateful for CMH & their staff.

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One Star

Arrogant & Condescending.... not helpful to my child's needs.

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Five Stars

Dr. Olitsky is a great doctor. He has been with our son since he was 6 months old and diagnosed with congetal glucoma. Dr. Olitsky never talks over our heads and is always willing to help and answer any questions.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2009, 2012)

    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 (2012)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1988

  • Suny

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Scott E Olitsky 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 MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City
    • BCBS KC Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry KS PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Preferred 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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