Dr. Craig E. Berger, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 46

14462 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33613
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Hospital Quality

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Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL 33606

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Bay Area Eye Institute
Bay Area Eye Institue
14462 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33613
Adjunct Assistant Professor-Cornea Service
USF Eye Institute
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
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    Dr. Berger's Experience

    Dr. Berger's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Botox® Injection
    • Captique™ Injections
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Collagen Injections
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Hylaform Injections
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anisocoria
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Scar
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
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    • Eye Disorders
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Growth
    • Farsightedness
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iritis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Scleritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Trichiasis
    • Tumor
    • Uveitis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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    Background Check for Dr. Berger

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Surgical Teaching Award, 2008
    • Nominated to Best Doctors in America List, 2007
    • Surgical Teaching Award, 2008
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of South Florida College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Mayo Clinic
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    Tulane University Hospital
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Tulane University Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Florida
    Graduated in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Berger & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Berger's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Berger

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Berger to family and friends

    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Berger's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 19 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Berger
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Molina
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • POMCO Group
    • Tricare
    • UniCare
    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Bay Area Eye Institute
    Bay Area Eye Institue
    14462 Bruce B Downs Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33613
    (813) 265-6940 (Office)
    B
    Adjunct Assistant Professor-Cornea Service
    USF Eye Institute
    12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33612
    (813) 265-6940 (Office)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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