Dr. Izak F Wessels MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Izak Wessels is an ophthalmologist in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 41 years.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Grandview Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Loma Linda University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1981 - 1982

Loma Linda University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1986 - 1987

Loma Linda University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1987 - 1989

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Prospective randomized evaluation of short-term complications when using buffered or unbuffered lidocaine 1% with epinephrine for blepharoplasty surgery.
Narváez, J., Wessels, I., Bacon, G., Chin, V. R., Baqai, W. K., Zimmerman, G. J.

Comparing immersion ultrasound with partial coherence interferometry for intraocular lens power calculation.
Narváez, J., Cherwek, D. H., Stulting, R. D., Waldron, R., Zimmerman, G. J., Wessels, I. F., Waring, G. O.

Frequency of Goldmann applanation tonometer calibration error checks.
Wessels, I.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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