Dr. George Baerveldt, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
Dr. George Baerveldt, MD
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.

24022 Calle De La Plata Ste 300

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Dr. George Baerveldt, MD

Dr. George Baerveldt, MD

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Dr. Baerveldt's Experience

Dr. Baerveldt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

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Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts


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

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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