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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male

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Dr. Jeffrey Rinkoff is a board-certified physician and ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases affecting the vitreous, macula and retina. He attended Rice University, received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1979 and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine where he received the Goar Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology. Dr. Rinkoff then completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship in 1986 at Duke University where he trained under Dr. Robert Machemer, the father of modern vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Rinkoff has contributed to his profession through numerous publications, lectures, resident training and clinical trials on diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, ocular melanoma and intraocular infections of the eye. He is a member of the Retina Society and the American Society of Retinal Surgeons. Dr. Rinkoff is an avid classical guitarist and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, tennis, snowboarding and gardening with his wife.

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Dr. Rinkoff's Performance
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Patient Reviews (3)
Medford, OR |
I am the biggest fan of Dr. Rinkoff! He always takes his time with me and explains procedures thoroughly.
Central Point, OR |
Dr. Rinkoff is a world class doctor. He repaired many of my retinal tears and I will always be thankful for his great skills. art stevens
in Medford, OR |
Dr. Rinkoff is caring, careful and thorough.
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Dr. Jeffrey Rinkoff is a board-certified physician and ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases affecting the vitreous, macula and retina. He attended Rice University, received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1979 and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine where he received the Goar Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology. Dr. Rinkoff then completed a two-year vitreoretinal fellowship in 1986 at Duke University where he trained under Dr. Robert Machemer, the father of modern vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Rinkoff has contributed to his profession through numerous publications, lectures, resident training and clinical trials on diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, ocular melanoma and intraocular infections of the eye. He is a member of the Retina Society and the American Society of Retinal Surgeons. Dr. Rinkoff is an avid classical guitarist and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, tennis, snowboarding and gardening with his wife.

Dr. Rinkoff says...

Retinal disorders often represent the most serious and challenging of eye problems to diagnose and manage. At Retina Care Center, we are committed to offering our patients the most sophisticated and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and the most current eye surgery and care treatments. Our retina specialists and staff provide your highly-specialized eye care in a personal and individualized manner, involving family members and caregivers if desired. A treatment plan is tailored to your needs after a careful discussion to help you understand your diagnosis, treatment options, and expected outcomes. One of our guiding principles remains expert patient care delivered at a location most convenient to the patient. We have expanded to accommodate the growing demand for vitreoretinal services in Southern Oregon and Northern California with offices in Medford, Grants Pass and Mt. Shasta.

Dr. Rinkoff says...

At Retina Care Center, we offer patients the most sophisticated and comprehensive diagnostic evaluations, along with the most current treatments for all types of retinal disorders.

Dr. Rinkoff's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • 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
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor College Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery