Dr. Donald Ristad, MD

Dr. Donald Ristad, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Donald Ristad, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Edina, MN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

3939 W 50th St Ste 200

Edina, MN 55424

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 97% 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
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Mayo Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mayo Grad Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mayo Grad Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ristad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ristad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ristad to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Ristad'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ristad accepts 5 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
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ristad has admitting privileges

Fairview Southdale Hospital
6401 France Ave S
Edina, MN 55435
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