Dr. Eric Saunders, MD

Dr. Eric Saunders, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Saunders, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 213

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas


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

more than 73% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 56% of peers
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
more than 53% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated



Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Greater Baltimore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saunders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saunders' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saunders to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Saunders' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Saddle River, NJ
While the doctor may be ok, the practice is EXTREMELY unprofessional and rude. I had a question about the charge, the lady just yelled saying "Don't come here anymore, this way we don't overcharge". When I asked to speak with the doctor, she said that their policy is the doctor never returns...more
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in Ringwood, NJ
Dr Saunders is a great doctor; listens, answers questions, very positive personality. However, the office has changed under Valley Medical Group and it's not good. Rude staff, much higher billing rates than Ridgewood Ophthalmology. Old office was great, easy to schedule, never waited long to see...more
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in Bergen County, NJ
I would highly recommend Dr. Saunders. He is a good listener with practical and helpful advice. I am happy now that the practice accepts Medicare because I really did not want to have to find another opthamologist. I return to that practice because of him. It is very important to whom you trust...more
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in Glen Rock, NJ
He is focused on you and provides simple explanations for your procedure.
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