Dr. Deepak Raja, MD

Dr. Deepak Raja, MD

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Dr. Deepak Raja, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Windermere, FL and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Orlando Eye Institute

4750 the Grove Dr Ste 230

Windermere, FL 34786
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cornea Surgery
high
more than 83% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
normal
more than 86% of peers
Corneal Diseases
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Raja's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Raja "Deepak Raja, MD is a native of Englewood, FL. He attended Duke University in Durham, NC for his undergraduate studies and received a degree in biomedical and electrical engineering. He then attended the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL where he received his medical degree. He stayed on to do his internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami and completed his ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, TN. Following this, he did a cornea and external disease fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN before joining the University of Alabama-Birmingham as a Clinical Instructor for two years, where he helped teach residents. He was recently appointed as an Assistant Professor at the UCF College of Medicine and is the Ophthalmology advisor for the UCF Ophthalmology Interest Group. Besides being board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is a member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Cornea Society. He is also the current Department Chairman of Ophthalmology for Orlando Health and was recently named one of Orlando’s Best Doctors for 2013! In his spare time, he enjoys public speaking, writing, filming videos, learning Photoshop and being a dad. He is a passionate basketball fan and enjoys cheering on the Orlando Magic and Duke Blue Devils."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Raja "“The best part about my job is that I get to meet new people every day and hopefully make their life a little bit brighter–whether it be improving their vision, relieving their pain, or restoring their confidence in their appearance.  It’s an awesome responsibility and I appreciate that trust on a daily basis.”"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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29  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Minnesota Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Raja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raja's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raja to family and friends
66 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
    (59)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Raja'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 (42)

Dr. Raja always takes time to discuss my exam results. His staff is very professional.
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I would recommend Dr. Raja to any family and/or friend. He is excellent with patients and will listen. Great staff
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I would recommend to other friends and family. You do have a great staff as well. They were very friendly. Thank You Bina Desai Real Estate Professional
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Excellent experience throughout the process: from setting up an appointment to visiting the office. The staff is warm, caring and knowledgeable in their respective positions. Dr. Raja was detailed on my eye condition. Have already referred a friend of mine to Visit with them.
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