Dr. Frank W. Garber, MD

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Dr. Frank W. Garber, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Vitreo Retinal Associates PC 2505 E Paris Ave SE Ste 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Get Directions
(616) 285-1200

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Dr. Garber specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Grand Rapids, MI. He practices at 2 locations.

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2.9 based on 8 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Garber has always sought to do what is best for the health of my eye. He has also been very gracious in conversation and even advocating for some help in billing. I totally recommend Dr. Garber for any retinal need.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Michigan Hospitals and Health Center

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Med Center Jules Stein Eye Institute

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    UCLA Med Center Jules Stein Eye Institute

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Carleton College

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Garber's Office & Staff

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients