Dr. Douglas J. Van Putten, MD

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Dr. Douglas J. Van Putten, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

1620 Country Club Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383 Get Directions
(219) 872-7546

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Wound Repair
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Andrews University

    Graduated in 1981

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Van Putten's Care Philosophy

Dr. Van Putten is a highly skilled Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgeon offering his special skills as a microsurgeon to numerous procedures including Face lifts, Brow lifts, Eyelids, Liposuction, Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tucks and stretch mark therapy to name a few. Become one of many patients to experience the years of expertise, unprecedented patient care, and distinguished excellence Dr. Van Putten and staff can offer you.