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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 (408 ratings, 41 comments)
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.8
Provider concern for my questions
4.7
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.7
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.8
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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April 13, 2021
Dr Pitzer is always concerned and up to date.
April 15, 2021
GOOD.
April 17, 2021
This was my first visit with this provider and it was great.
April 20, 2021
ALWAYS IMPRESSED WITH DR. PITZER'S CONCERNS
May 1, 2021
Dr Pitzer is very friendly and professional
May 11, 2021
He was just great.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer listens.he talks in language I can understand. So pleasant.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is outstanding in caring for me
June 8, 2021
he explained why I was feeling like I had something in my eye most times, it's an old age thing, lack of lubricant. Suggested treatment
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.
July 2, 2021
Great care provider - Dr. Pitzer.
July 27, 2021
Good.
August 31, 2021
The doctor was great, very knowledgeable and professional.
August 31, 2021
Advice of Doctor, nurses, technicians detailed, understandable, and practical.
August 31, 2021
Really like doc P
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.
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.
September 27, 2021
Need to improve communication on what to expect at next appt.
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!
June 5, 2021
He didn't offer progressive lenses. I had to ask.
June 15, 2021
Everything seems to br"routine" at Marshfield; nothing personal, no elaboration, just "ok, let me check you over and then let's get on to the next patient." I don't know when I have been asked by a Ma...view full comment
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 15, 2021
Everything seems to br"routine" at Marshfield; nothing personal, no elaboration, just "ok, let me check you over and then let's get on to the next patient." I don't know when I have been asked by a Ma...view full comment
June 5, 2021
He didn't offer progressive lenses. I had to ask.
October 6, 2021
One disappointing stay will not deter me from seeing the doctor again!
September 27, 2021
Need to improve communication on what to expect at next appt.
January 31, 2022
Just updated my eye prescription. No other concerns.
February 11, 2022
Ok as an optometrist.
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.
April 13, 2021
Dr Pitzer is always concerned and up to date.
April 15, 2021
GOOD.
April 17, 2021
This was my first visit with this provider and it was great.
April 20, 2021
ALWAYS IMPRESSED WITH DR. PITZER'S CONCERNS
May 1, 2021
Dr Pitzer is very friendly and professional
May 11, 2021
He was just great.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer listens.he talks in language I can understand. So pleasant.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is outstanding in caring for me
June 8, 2021
he explained why I was feeling like I had something in my eye most times, it's an old age thing, lack of lubricant. Suggested treatment
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.
July 2, 2021
Great care provider - Dr. Pitzer.
July 27, 2021
Good.
August 31, 2021
The doctor was great, very knowledgeable and professional.
August 31, 2021
Advice of Doctor, nurses, technicians detailed, understandable, and practical.
August 31, 2021
Really like doc P
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.
April 13, 2021
Dr Pitzer is always concerned and up to date.
April 15, 2021
GOOD.
April 17, 2021
This was my first visit with this provider and it was great.
April 20, 2021
ALWAYS IMPRESSED WITH DR. PITZER'S CONCERNS
May 1, 2021
Dr Pitzer is very friendly and professional
May 11, 2021
He was just great.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer listens.he talks in language I can understand. So pleasant.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is outstanding in caring for me
June 5, 2021
He didn't offer progressive lenses. I had to ask.
June 8, 2021
he explained why I was feeling like I had something in my eye most times, it's an old age thing, lack of lubricant. Suggested treatment
June 15, 2021
Everything seems to br"routine" at Marshfield; nothing personal, no elaboration, just "ok, let me check you over and then let's get on to the next patient." I don't know when I have been asked by a Ma...view full comment
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.
July 2, 2021
Great care provider - Dr. Pitzer.
July 27, 2021
Good.
August 31, 2021
The doctor was great, very knowledgeable and professional.
August 31, 2021
Advice of Doctor, nurses, technicians detailed, understandable, and practical.
August 31, 2021
Really like doc P
September 27, 2021
Need to improve communication on what to expect at next appt.
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.
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.
September 27, 2021
Need to improve communication on what to expect at next appt.
August 31, 2021
Really like doc P
August 31, 2021
Advice of Doctor, nurses, technicians detailed, understandable, and practical.
August 31, 2021
The doctor was great, very knowledgeable and professional.
July 27, 2021
Good.
July 2, 2021
Great care provider - Dr. Pitzer.
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!
June 15, 2021
Everything seems to br"routine" at Marshfield; nothing personal, no elaboration, just "ok, let me check you over and then let's get on to the next patient." I don't know when I have been asked by a Ma...view full comment
June 8, 2021
he explained why I was feeling like I had something in my eye most times, it's an old age thing, lack of lubricant. Suggested treatment
June 5, 2021
He didn't offer progressive lenses. I had to ask.
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer is outstanding in caring for me
May 25, 2021
Dr. Pitzer listens.he talks in language I can understand. So pleasant.
May 11, 2021
He was just great.
May 1, 2021
Dr Pitzer is very friendly and professional
April 20, 2021
ALWAYS IMPRESSED WITH DR. PITZER'S CONCERNS
April 17, 2021
This was my first visit with this provider and it was great.
April 15, 2021
GOOD.
April 13, 2021
Dr Pitzer is always concerned and up to date.

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