Dr. George Baerveldt, MD

Dr. George Baerveldt, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. George Baerveldt, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Laguna Hills, CA. He graduated from University Of Pretoria, Faculty Of Health Sciences, School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

24022 Calle De La Plata Ste 300

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Top Care Areas

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more than 83% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
more than 68% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Baerveldt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Baerveldt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baerveldt "Dr. Baerveldt is internationally recognized for his glaucoma research, surgical innovations and humanitarian endeavors. He developed the Baerveldt™ Glaucoma Implant and presently holds six patents related to this invention. Dr. Baerveldt also invented Trabectome®, a minimally-invasive glaucoma surgical instrument that is used worldwide. Dr. Baerveldt is a charter member of the American Glaucoma Society, and a founding member of the Glaucoma Society of Southern California and the Glaucoma Society of Orange County. He's also been honored in Best Doctors in America (1996 – present) and was named Top Ophthalmologist by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Baerveldt does not have any board certifications listed.

8  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Dry Eyes
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts

7  Procedures

  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of Pretoria, Faculty Of Health Sciences, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Baerveldt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baerveldt to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Baerveldt'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
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