Dr. Hetal Vaishnav, MD

Dr. Hetal Vaishnav, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Hetal Vaishnav, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Morehouse School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1995 W Nasa Blvd Ste 200

Melbourne, FL 32904

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vaishnav ""I feel passionate about helping people and about practicing medicine. I listen to my patients carefully. To me, optimal patient care means combining the latest advances in medicine with old-fashioned caring, concern, and respect.""

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Georgia State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Florida / Shands Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Florida At Shands / Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vaishnav has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vaishnav's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vaishnav

4.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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What People Say About Dr. Hetal Vaishnav, MD
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Good doctor, have brought my mother here 3 times will not be back. The waiting times are ridiculous ! The last time we went we left after waiting 2 hours.
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Melbourne, FL – Oct 16, 2017
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When I first went to see Dr. Vaishnav I was losing my eye sight from diabetes. After my eye exam he told me he was going to try and help me gain back my eye sight. It has been over a year and I have regain most of my eye sight back, I am still being treated, but it gets better after every...Read More
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Emily S. in Palm Bay Fl – Apr 26, 2016
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