Dr. Gerard Van Rens, MD

Dr. Gerard Van Rens, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(7)
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Dr. Gerard Van Rens, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Jacksonville, NC. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

1703 Country Club Rd Ste 104

Jacksonville, NC 28546

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Drusen
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Other
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.

Education

  • Fac Geneeskunde U Amsterdam
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • U Amsterdam Eye Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Wake Forest U Eye Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Eye Hosp;Erasmus Univ
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Van Rens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Rens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Rens to family and friends
2.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Van Rens' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

New York, NY |
Excellent retinologist. Highly skilled, good bedside manner
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Van Rens accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Van Rens has admitting privileges

New Hanover Regional Medical Center
2131 S 17th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
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