Dr. Joseph Tauber MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Joseph Tauber is an ophthalmologist in Kansas City, Missouri and is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Tauber accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Cornea & External Disease

Clinical Interests: Anterior segment ocular diseases and uveitis

Education & Medical Training

Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1987–1989

Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983–1984

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1982

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1984–1987

Union College
Other Training, Biology and Chemistry, 1978

Northwestern Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1982–1983

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Fellowship, Ocular Immunology, 1987–1988

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
Fellowship, Corneal and External Diseases, 1988–1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Member, Cornea Subcommittee, American Academy of Ophthalmology Program Committee 2002-2006
2006

American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
2005

National Eye Institute Individual NRSA Award (EY06052), Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1987-1989
1989

Heed Foundation/Knapp Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1988
1989

Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, 1987
1988

Publications & Presentations

Refractive Outcomes Following Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy for Myopia Using Two Different VISX Excimer Lasers.
Cable M, Matta C, Piebenga L, Polepalle S, Steward C, Tauber J

Safety and Efficacy of Nedocromil Sodium Ophthalmic Solution 25 BID in Patients with Ocular Itch Associated With Allergic Conjunctivitis.
Tauber J, Alocril Community Ocular Allergy Trial Study Group

Efficacy and Safety of Combination Therapy with Brimonidine 0.2% and Latanoprost 0.005% Versus Fixed Combination Timolol 0.5%/Dorzolamide 2%
Zabriskie N A, Ahmed I K, Cantor L B, Kent A B, Mundorf T, Tauber J, Rubin J M, Hoop J

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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