Dr. Diane Tanabe, MD

Dr. Diane Tanabe, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 70
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Diane Tanabe, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 41 years. She graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

280 Smith Ave N Ste 400

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 87% of peers
Visual Field Defects
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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 Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • St Paul-Ramsey Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • U Minn Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tanabe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tanabe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanabe to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tanabe's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

St Paul, MN |
I feel like Dr. Tanabe was very careful and not rash in recommending procedures I might not need. She carefully considers your health and puts you first.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tanabe accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Tanabe has admitting privileges

AllinaHealth - United Hospital
333 Smith Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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