Dr. Douglas Ripkin, MD

Dr. Douglas Ripkin, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Douglas Ripkin, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Streetsboro, OH and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Albany Mc in 1979 and specializes in cataract surgery.

9424 State Route 14

Streetsboro, OH 44241

Contact Information

(330) 422-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 85% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ripkin "We strive to care for every patient in a caring efficient environment. We have state of the art diagnostic and treatment equipment to keep our patients ahead of their disease state and preserve their vision throughout life."

1  Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ripkin does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Al
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Albany Mc
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St Lukes Hospital,General Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Luke'S Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • California Pacific Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mount Sinai Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Akron Life and Leisure Top Docs, 2011
  • Cleveland Magazine Top Docs, 1997-prese
  • American Academy Of Ophthalmology Honor Award, 1995
  • Best Doctors in America, 1997-prese
Media & Publications

Dr. Ripkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ripkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ripkin to family and friends
25 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ripkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Upfront and honest with my course of treatment. Personally called after the procedure to ensure all was well.
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Nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Ripkin. He is always extremely professional and kind! Always on time and personable as well which makes the appointment pleasant!!
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Fantastic doctor!
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Dr Ripkin and staff are very professional and caring of their clients. They take the time to listen and explain. They make you feel very comfortable.
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