Dr. Philip L Custer MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Philip Custer is an ophthalmologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 59 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 31 at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1983 - 1984

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1979 - 1982

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978 - 1979

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Divided Eyelid Nevus: A Lid-Sparing, Staged Surgical Approach.
Jacobs, S. M.,Couch, S. M.,Custer, P. L.

Bleeding Complications in Both Anticoagulated and Nonanticoagulated Surgical Patients.
Kent, T. L.,Custer, P. L.

Functional Indications for Upper Eyelid Ptosis and Blepharoplasty Surgery A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Cahill, K.V., Bradley, E.A., Meyer, D.R., Custer, P.L., Holck, D.E., Marcet, M.M., Mawn, L.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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