Dr. David Hardten, MD

Dr. David Hardten, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. David Hardten, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Minnetonka, MN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

10709 Wayzata Blvd

Minnetonka, MN 55305

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Eye Surgery
more than 82% of peers
Cornea Surgery
more than 79% of peers
more than 67% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hardten does not have any board certifications listed.

13  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Floaters
  • Hypopyon
  • Pars Planitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Bell Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • St Paul Ramsey Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Va Admn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Phillips Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hardten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hardten to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hardten's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Hardten is considerate and listens to the patient. He answers all my questions and has great suggestions for dealing with my dry eye problem.
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I have been seeing him for several years as I have a chronic eye condition. I went to 3 doctors before I saw him, they couldn't tell me what I had. He is very knowledgeable and stay current on the latest updates. It would be hard for me to believe there is a better eye doctor.
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Fantastic surgeon, absolutely first rate, and a gentlemen. Amazing results from a complicated surgery.
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