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“I strive to meet my patients’ eye and health care needs with care, accuracy, dependability and timeliness.”

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Dr. Jeffrey Pitzer joined Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center’s optometry in 1999. He provides comprehensive medical eye care and specializes in the examination of the eyes and related structures to determine vision problems and eye disorders.

Services include treatment and management of ocular infections and diseases such as glaucoma, comanagement of cataract and refractive surgery and removal of superficial foreign material from the eyes and eyelids. Dr. Pitzer also prescribes optical aids such as contact lenses and prescription eyewear to provide maximum visual efficiency.

Dr. Pitzer received his medical training at the Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his Residency in Optometry at Akron Veterans Administration in Akron, Ohio. He is licensed to practice in Wisconsin.

Dr. Pitzer, his wife and daughter are active members of their church, and enjoy living close to family and friends.

“I feel fortunate to live in a beautiful environment and am proud to work at a top notch health care facility,” he said.

In his free time, Dr. Pitzer likes to be outdoors playing tennis, ice fishing and skiing. He also is an avid photographer. The Pitzers enjoy traveling and taking part in various cultural events within traveling distance of their home.

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  • Internship
    Veterans Affairs Clinic Canton, OH, United States, Optometry 1997

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Family Physicians

    State Licenses
    Ohio Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.7
out of 5 (353 ratings, 41 comments)
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.7
Provider concern for my questions
4.7
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.7
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.7
My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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June 29, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was and is very patient. Showed concern over the problems I've been having with my left eye. A very nice doctor!
June 30, 2021
very though visit.
October 1, 2021
It was just an eye exam.
October 8, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is very good.
October 15, 2021
Dr. Pitzer & opthalmology department and support staff are absolutely wonderful.
October 25, 2021
Very happy with Dr. Pitzer. He answered my questions, concerns and spent the time I needed for questions.
October 27, 2021
Always a positive experience.
November 18, 2021
Inspired confidence in the person he recommended to perform my cataract surgery.
December 1, 2021
Dr. Pitzer has always showed and presented at caring attitude my problems.
December 5, 2021
Dr. Was excellent in all aspects of my eye health
December 5, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is a considerate, caring person. He truly listens
December 28, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. I was very pleased with him at this first appointment to establish care.
January 22, 2022
Dr Pitzer is ALWAYS very understanding and listens to all my concerns
February 4, 2022
Great dr. listened to my concerns related to my condition and explained clearly the effects on my vision.
February 21, 2022
Pleased with all aspects of my eye care from exam to referral for cataract to purchasing glasses in optical department.
February 22, 2022
Alwys pleased with care provided by Dr. Pitzer and the help and knowledge by the techs who do some of true testing.
March 2, 2022
Professional, personable, created a comfortable environment in which I felt at ease asking questions.
March 10, 2022
I was dismissed with an autoimmune disease about 8 months ago. Dr. Pitzer took the time to explain what could happen to my eyes, what to look out for and put my mind at ease.
March 24, 2022
Dr. Sue K. knew how nervous I was about cataract surgery. She told me not to worry that she would take good care of me - Not only is she a great surgeon but she is also very compassionate too. 10 stars.
May 28, 2022
Personable doctor
June 7, 2022
Great doctor
June 23, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is thorough, listens well and I trust his judgement
June 24, 2022
I don't think I could have asked for better care.
July 19, 2022
Made referral for cataract surgery.
August 23, 2022
Good explanations
August 26, 2022
Dr. explained options very well & let me choose treatment (stitches vs. glue.)
September 13, 2022
Listens well and explains things well. Good sense of humor!
September 20, 2022
Answered all my questions and gave me reassurance on some changing conditions.
October 4, 2022
I've always found Dr. Pitzer to be easy to talk to
October 8, 2022
First visit and was not disappointed!
October 18, 2022
Good experience
October 24, 2022
For the past 20+ years, Dr.Pitzer has been the very best for both me and my husband.
October 25, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is always Great !!
October 2, 2021
My medical condition resolved in a couple days. I have a couple lingering concerns that I am hoping, will be non-issues.
August 24, 2022
I have good confidence in my doctor.
January 31, 2022
Just updated my eye prescription. No other concerns.
February 11, 2022
Ok as an optometrist.
October 6, 2021
One disappointing stay will not deter me from seeing the doctor again!
July 4, 2022
No suggestions or help for my vision problem.
June 27, 2022
Dr. seemed puzzled why we there. I brought my son in because he wasn't seeing good with his glasses. They treated us like it was just a quick check-up tested his vision wouldn't fit him for contacts because that's not what he was there for? Not sure what they thought he was there for?
January 31, 2022
Presented with 2 problems. Tech noted them. Provider never acknowledged or addressed. Didn't even know if my vision had changed until appointing printed the contacts/glasses prescriptions.
January 31, 2022
Presented with 2 problems. Tech noted them. Provider never acknowledged or addressed. Didn't even know if my vision had changed until appointing printed the contacts/glasses prescriptions.
June 27, 2022
Dr. seemed puzzled why we there. I brought my son in because he wasn't seeing good with his glasses. They treated us like it was just a quick check-up tested his vision wouldn't fit him for contacts because that's not what he was there for? Not sure what they thought he was there for?
July 4, 2022
No suggestions or help for my vision problem.
October 6, 2021
One disappointing stay will not deter me from seeing the doctor again!
January 31, 2022
Just updated my eye prescription. No other concerns.
February 11, 2022
Ok as an optometrist.
August 24, 2022
I have good confidence in my doctor.
October 2, 2021
My medical condition resolved in a couple days. I have a couple lingering concerns that I am hoping, will be non-issues.
June 29, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was and is very patient. Showed concern over the problems I've been having with my left eye. A very nice doctor!
June 30, 2021
very though visit.
October 1, 2021
It was just an eye exam.
October 8, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is very good.
October 15, 2021
Dr. Pitzer & opthalmology department and support staff are absolutely wonderful.
October 25, 2021
Very happy with Dr. Pitzer. He answered my questions, concerns and spent the time I needed for questions.
October 27, 2021
Always a positive experience.
November 18, 2021
Inspired confidence in the person he recommended to perform my cataract surgery.
December 1, 2021
Dr. Pitzer has always showed and presented at caring attitude my problems.
December 5, 2021
Dr. Was excellent in all aspects of my eye health
December 5, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is a considerate, caring person. He truly listens
December 28, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. I was very pleased with him at this first appointment to establish care.
January 22, 2022
Dr Pitzer is ALWAYS very understanding and listens to all my concerns
February 4, 2022
Great dr. listened to my concerns related to my condition and explained clearly the effects on my vision.
February 21, 2022
Pleased with all aspects of my eye care from exam to referral for cataract to purchasing glasses in optical department.
February 22, 2022
Alwys pleased with care provided by Dr. Pitzer and the help and knowledge by the techs who do some of true testing.
March 2, 2022
Professional, personable, created a comfortable environment in which I felt at ease asking questions.
March 10, 2022
I was dismissed with an autoimmune disease about 8 months ago. Dr. Pitzer took the time to explain what could happen to my eyes, what to look out for and put my mind at ease.
March 24, 2022
Dr. Sue K. knew how nervous I was about cataract surgery. She told me not to worry that she would take good care of me - Not only is she a great surgeon but she is also very compassionate too. 10 stars.
May 28, 2022
Personable doctor
June 7, 2022
Great doctor
June 23, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is thorough, listens well and I trust his judgement
June 24, 2022
I don't think I could have asked for better care.
July 19, 2022
Made referral for cataract surgery.
August 23, 2022
Good explanations
August 26, 2022
Dr. explained options very well & let me choose treatment (stitches vs. glue.)
September 13, 2022
Listens well and explains things well. Good sense of humor!
September 20, 2022
Answered all my questions and gave me reassurance on some changing conditions.
October 4, 2022
I've always found Dr. Pitzer to be easy to talk to
October 8, 2022
First visit and was not disappointed!
October 18, 2022
Good experience
October 24, 2022
For the past 20+ years, Dr.Pitzer has been the very best for both me and my husband.
October 25, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is always Great !!
June 29, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was and is very patient. Showed concern over the problems I've been having with my left eye. A very nice doctor!
June 30, 2021
very though visit.
October 1, 2021
It was just an eye exam.
October 2, 2021
My medical condition resolved in a couple days. I have a couple lingering concerns that I am hoping, will be non-issues.
October 6, 2021
One disappointing stay will not deter me from seeing the doctor again!
October 8, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is very good.
October 15, 2021
Dr. Pitzer & opthalmology department and support staff are absolutely wonderful.
October 25, 2021
Very happy with Dr. Pitzer. He answered my questions, concerns and spent the time I needed for questions.
October 27, 2021
Always a positive experience.
November 18, 2021
Inspired confidence in the person he recommended to perform my cataract surgery.
December 1, 2021
Dr. Pitzer has always showed and presented at caring attitude my problems.
December 5, 2021
Dr. Was excellent in all aspects of my eye health
December 5, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is a considerate, caring person. He truly listens
December 28, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. I was very pleased with him at this first appointment to establish care.
January 22, 2022
Dr Pitzer is ALWAYS very understanding and listens to all my concerns
January 31, 2022
Just updated my eye prescription. No other concerns.
January 31, 2022
Presented with 2 problems. Tech noted them. Provider never acknowledged or addressed. Didn't even know if my vision had changed until appointing printed the contacts/glasses prescriptions.
February 4, 2022
Great dr. listened to my concerns related to my condition and explained clearly the effects on my vision.
February 11, 2022
Ok as an optometrist.
February 21, 2022
Pleased with all aspects of my eye care from exam to referral for cataract to purchasing glasses in optical department.
February 22, 2022
Alwys pleased with care provided by Dr. Pitzer and the help and knowledge by the techs who do some of true testing.
March 2, 2022
Professional, personable, created a comfortable environment in which I felt at ease asking questions.
March 10, 2022
I was dismissed with an autoimmune disease about 8 months ago. Dr. Pitzer took the time to explain what could happen to my eyes, what to look out for and put my mind at ease.
March 24, 2022
Dr. Sue K. knew how nervous I was about cataract surgery. She told me not to worry that she would take good care of me - Not only is she a great surgeon but she is also very compassionate too. 10 stars.
May 28, 2022
Personable doctor
June 7, 2022
Great doctor
June 23, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is thorough, listens well and I trust his judgement
June 24, 2022
I don't think I could have asked for better care.
June 27, 2022
Dr. seemed puzzled why we there. I brought my son in because he wasn't seeing good with his glasses. They treated us like it was just a quick check-up tested his vision wouldn't fit him for contacts because that's not what he was there for? Not sure what they thought he was there for?
July 4, 2022
No suggestions or help for my vision problem.
July 19, 2022
Made referral for cataract surgery.
August 23, 2022
Good explanations
August 24, 2022
I have good confidence in my doctor.
August 26, 2022
Dr. explained options very well & let me choose treatment (stitches vs. glue.)
September 13, 2022
Listens well and explains things well. Good sense of humor!
September 20, 2022
Answered all my questions and gave me reassurance on some changing conditions.
October 4, 2022
I've always found Dr. Pitzer to be easy to talk to
October 8, 2022
First visit and was not disappointed!
October 18, 2022
Good experience
October 24, 2022
For the past 20+ years, Dr.Pitzer has been the very best for both me and my husband.
October 25, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is always Great !!
October 25, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is always Great !!
October 24, 2022
For the past 20+ years, Dr.Pitzer has been the very best for both me and my husband.
October 18, 2022
Good experience
October 8, 2022
First visit and was not disappointed!
October 4, 2022
I've always found Dr. Pitzer to be easy to talk to
September 20, 2022
Answered all my questions and gave me reassurance on some changing conditions.
September 13, 2022
Listens well and explains things well. Good sense of humor!
August 26, 2022
Dr. explained options very well & let me choose treatment (stitches vs. glue.)
August 24, 2022
I have good confidence in my doctor.
August 23, 2022
Good explanations
July 19, 2022
Made referral for cataract surgery.
July 4, 2022
No suggestions or help for my vision problem.
June 27, 2022
Dr. seemed puzzled why we there. I brought my son in because he wasn't seeing good with his glasses. They treated us like it was just a quick check-up tested his vision wouldn't fit him for contacts because that's not what he was there for? Not sure what they thought he was there for?
June 24, 2022
I don't think I could have asked for better care.
June 23, 2022
Dr. Pitzer is thorough, listens well and I trust his judgement
June 7, 2022
Great doctor
May 28, 2022
Personable doctor
March 24, 2022
Dr. Sue K. knew how nervous I was about cataract surgery. She told me not to worry that she would take good care of me - Not only is she a great surgeon but she is also very compassionate too. 10 stars.
March 10, 2022
I was dismissed with an autoimmune disease about 8 months ago. Dr. Pitzer took the time to explain what could happen to my eyes, what to look out for and put my mind at ease.
March 2, 2022
Professional, personable, created a comfortable environment in which I felt at ease asking questions.
February 22, 2022
Alwys pleased with care provided by Dr. Pitzer and the help and knowledge by the techs who do some of true testing.
February 21, 2022
Pleased with all aspects of my eye care from exam to referral for cataract to purchasing glasses in optical department.
February 11, 2022
Ok as an optometrist.
February 4, 2022
Great dr. listened to my concerns related to my condition and explained clearly the effects on my vision.
January 31, 2022
Presented with 2 problems. Tech noted them. Provider never acknowledged or addressed. Didn't even know if my vision had changed until appointing printed the contacts/glasses prescriptions.
January 31, 2022
Just updated my eye prescription. No other concerns.
January 22, 2022
Dr Pitzer is ALWAYS very understanding and listens to all my concerns
December 28, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was easy to talk to and answered all my questions. I was very pleased with him at this first appointment to establish care.
December 5, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is a considerate, caring person. He truly listens
December 5, 2021
Dr. Was excellent in all aspects of my eye health
December 1, 2021
Dr. Pitzer has always showed and presented at caring attitude my problems.
November 18, 2021
Inspired confidence in the person he recommended to perform my cataract surgery.
October 27, 2021
Always a positive experience.
October 25, 2021
Very happy with Dr. Pitzer. He answered my questions, concerns and spent the time I needed for questions.
October 15, 2021
Dr. Pitzer & opthalmology department and support staff are absolutely wonderful.
October 8, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is very good.
October 6, 2021
One disappointing stay will not deter me from seeing the doctor again!
October 2, 2021
My medical condition resolved in a couple days. I have a couple lingering concerns that I am hoping, will be non-issues.
October 1, 2021
It was just an eye exam.
June 30, 2021
very though visit.
June 29, 2021
Dr. Pitzer was and is very patient. Showed concern over the problems I've been having with my left eye. A very nice doctor!

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