Dr. Courtney Ridner, MD

Dr. Courtney Ridner, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 41
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Dr. Courtney Ridner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1815 Gunbarrel Rd

Chattanooga, TN 37421

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ridner performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Ridner's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ridner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ridner's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ridner to family and friends
19 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ridner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very informative and compassionate physician.
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Dr Ridner is VERY thorough. I went to him for a 2nd opinion, and I can honestly say, I wish I had went there first. He explained everything completely, and his kind nature, put me at ease. He made sure I understood my condition, my options, and what to expect moving forward. He also made sure I had...more
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I just had my second multi-focal cataract surgery today. Dr. Ridner is the best. He is so kind and puts you at ease. I recommend him very highly!
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I can't say enough good about Dr Ridner!!! He did my cataract surgery a year ago. I chose the multi focal lens and am very glad I did. He is an extremely excellent ophthalmologist in my opinion. As long as he is in the Chattanooga area, he is my eye doctor of choice!
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Absolutely the Best , I,m very anxious around medical personnel but after meeting and talking with Dr Ridner all my fears vanished. Such a compassionate individual , never felt hurried or like I was only a number in his day. He is diffidently an asset to the White Coat profession and I feel really...more
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