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Dr. Thomas Planchard, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.2 (11)
Map Pin Small Bossier City, LA
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Thomas Planchard, MD

Dr. Thomas Planchard, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Bossier City, LA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Planchard an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Planchard works at Planchard Eye & Laser Center in Bossier City, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Visual Field Defects and Herpetic Keratitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Planchard's Office Locations

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    Planchard Eye & Laser Center LLC
    2400 Hospital Dr Ste 100, Bossier City, LA 71111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 752-7860

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharoplasty
Cornea Transplant
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
Excision of Chalazion
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Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Laser Cataract Surgery
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Ocular Prosthetics
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    About Dr. Thomas Planchard, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1104818905
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Thomas Planchard, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Planchard is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Planchard works at Planchard Eye & Laser Center in Bossier City, LA. View the full address on Dr. Planchard’s profile.

    Dr. Planchard has seen patients for Visual Field Defects and Herpetic Keratitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Planchard on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Planchard. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Planchard.

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