Dr. Lawrence A. Gans , MD

Ophthalmology

(314) 838-0321

Woodcrest Surgery Center
12101 Woodcrest Exec Dr # 101
Saint Louis, MO 63141

Overview

Dr. Lawrence Gans is a Refractive, Cataract and Corneal Surgery Specialist. His surgical expertise includes LASIK, ICL, and other forms of refractive surgery, cataract & lens implant surgery, DSAEK, corneal transplantation, tumors and trauma to the anterior segment of the eye. He was among the first surgeons to perform Excimer Laser refractive surgery in the St. Louis area and has since performed over 17,000 LASIK procedures. Dr. Gans received his medical degree from Case-Western Reserve University, followed by a medical internship and ophthalmology residency at Washington University. He completed prestigious fellowship in Corneal & External Ocular Diseases at the Jules Stein Institute of UCLA. In 1981, Dr. Gans was appointed to the teaching faculty at Washington University. He performed the first refractive surgery at Barnes Hospital and, in 1990, was appointed as the Principal Investigator for the Excimer Laser Study at Washington University. He is Board Certified as a Diplomat and Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and was awarded the Achievement Award of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous local, state, national and international medical societies. As an instructor of eye surgery, he has lectured and demonstrated operations in over twelve countries on five continents. Dr. Gans innovations in corneal and refractive surgery have been recognized by his peers, as he was named for the past two decades St. Louis Magazine's list of the Top Doctors in our area and by Who's Who as one of the top doctors in the country. With over 33 years experience in refractive and corneal surgery, Dr. Gans has been a pioneer in procedures to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. He is the President, Medical Director and leader of the refractive surgery team for SureVision Eye Centers and the SureVision Laser Center.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 43 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1977

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
  • Saint Louis Children's Hospital
  • SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
  • Saint Louis University Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna Connect Network - MO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • Coventry IL PPO
  • Coventry KS PPO
  • Coventry MO HMO POS
  • Coventry MO PPO
  • Coventry OA EPO Exchange - KS/MO
  • Coventry PPO Platinum
  • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Gans's Office Information

Fax: (314) 454-2647
Website: woodcrestsurgerycenter.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
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Sat-
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Doctor Gans's Other Office Information

Surevision Eye Centers
12101 Woodcrest Exec Dr # 150
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
(314) 858-5376

Fax:
Website:surevision.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Surevision Eye Centers
7934 N Lindbergh Blvd Ste A
Hazelwood, MO 63042
(314) 300-0397

Fax:
Website:surevision.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:30 AM-6:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Sat-
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Lasik Plus Vision Center
12395 Olive Blvd Ste 301
Saint Louis, MO 63141
(314) 336-9090

Fax:(314) 433-6909
Website:LasikPlus.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sun-

Woodcrest Surgery Center
12101 Woodcrest Exec Dr # 101
Saint Louis, MO 63141
(314) 838-0321

Fax:(314) 454-2647
Website:woodcrestsurgerycenter.com
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Fri-
Sat-
Sun-

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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