John C. Galanis, M.D.
Ophthalmologist7331 Watson St. Louis MO, 63119
Dr. John Galanis is an ophthalmologist practicing in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Galanis specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Galanis can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Galanis can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
St. Louis University School of Medicine MD 1984
American Board of Ophthalmology
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Dry Eye Syndrome
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- St Louis Ophthalmological Society
- American College of Surgeons
- International College of Surgeons
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Anheuser-Busch Eye Inst, Ophthalmology; St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Saint Louis University 1985
- Johns Hopkins University/Bayview Medical Center Program
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