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Dr. Joel Westrum, OD

Optometry* Age 47
Dr. Joel Westrum, OD
5.0 (18 Ratings)
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Dr. Joel Westrum, OD is an Optometrist in Des Moines, IA.
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Dr. Joel Westrum, OD

Optometry* Age 47
Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
Dr. Joel Westrum, OD is an Optometrist in Des Moines, IA.

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Dr. Joel Westrum, OD is an Optometrist in Des Moines, IA and has 19 years experience. They graduated from Inter American University School Of Optometry in 2005 and completed a residency at none.They currently practice at Practice. At present, Dr. Westrum received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 18 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Westrum also speaks Spanish. Dr. Westrum accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Astigmatism
Binocular Vision Disorder
Black Eye
Blurred Vision
Cataract
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Cataract - Aberrant Oral Frenula - Growth Delay
Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
Cataract Dental Syndrome
Cataract Hutterite Type
Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
Cataract, Autosomal Recessive, Congenital 2
Cataract, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
Cataract, Congenital, Volkmann Type
Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
Cataract, Crystalline Coralliform
Cataract, Juvenile, With Microcornea and Glucosuria
Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
Cataract, Total Congenital
Cataract, Zonular
Chemical Burn - Eyes
Chronic Eye Diseases
Color Blindness
Congenital Glaucoma
Conjunctival Disorders
Corneal Abrasion
Corneal Flash Burns
Corneal Scar
Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dilatation
Dry Eyes
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Eye Disease
Eye Infections
Eye Injuries
Eye Movement Disorders
Eye Muscle Disorders
Eye Strain
Eye Trauma
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Eczema
Eyelid Inflammation
Eyelid Lesions
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Glaucoma
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Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
Hazy Vision
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Low Vision
Macular Degeneration
Mechanical Strabismus
Nearsightedness
Night Blindness
Ophthalmoplegia
Pediatric Strabismus
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Poor Color Vision
Presbyopia
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Reading Disorders
Refractive Error
Refractive Eye Disorders
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Edema
Retinal Migraine
Retinal Scarring
Strabismus-Like Double Vision
Stye
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Vision Impairment
Vision Loss
Visual Dysfunction
Visual Field Loss
Watering Eyes
Allergy Drops
Allergy Treatment
Contact Lens Exams
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exam
Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
Eye Drops
Eye Examination
Eye Patch
Eye Procedure
Eyeglasses
Foreign Body Removal
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Treatment
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Post-Operative Care
Pre-Operative Care
Prism Lenses
Punctal Plug Insertion
Retinal Testing
Soft Contact Lenses
Strabismus Examination
Vision Screening

Insurance Accepted

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  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
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  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
  • Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO
  • Alliance Select
    Blue PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Westrum Optometry Plc.
    315 E 5TH ST, Des Moines, IA 50309

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Westrum
5.0
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1 Star (0)

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Mar 06, 2016
I have seen him for 5 years. he is very good. recently I had a clot in the eye and he was able to see me right away
Neal T. Cleary in Des Moines, IA — Mar 06, 2016
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  • Dr. Joel Westrum, OD is an optometrist in Des Moines, IA. He graduated from Inter American University School Of Optometry in 2005. He specializes in Optometry, Cornea & Contact Management, and more.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Optometry
Cornea & Contact Management
Sports Vision
Pediatric Optometry
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Inter American University School Of Optometry
    2005
Medical Education

Internship

Internship
  • Wellish Eye Institute
    2005
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • none
    2005
Residency Hospital
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