Dr. Jeffrey Van Inwegen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Van Inwegen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Jeffrey Van Inwegen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ramsey, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Med and Dentistry in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology, optometry, and more.Read his story

284 N Franklin Tpke

Ramsey, NJ 07446

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 92% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 87% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Van Inwegen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Van Inwegen "Dr. Van" was born and raised in Allendale, and graduated Northern Highlands Regional High School in 1983. He joined the practice of Associated Ophthalmologists on East Main Street in Ramsey in 1996, and has practiced there for nineteen years. In 2004, the practice name was changed to New Jersey regional Eye Care, and recently in July of 2015, the practice relocated to our state-of-the-art facility at 284 North Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey. Dr. Van is honored to be serving his hometown community for so many years. Dr. Van Inwegen's specialty is vision corrective surgery. Particularly, his expertise is in Cataract extraction surgery with vision corrective lens implants. The evolution of this field had grown rapidly in the recent years, and Dr. Van's training is second to none. Using the very latest technology, combined with his surgical skills, Dr. Van will help you to gain improved vision and freedom from wearing glasses. Newer lens implant innovation will correct distance, astigmatism, and reading vision, with minimal need for glasses use. In addition, Dr. Van also specializes in the latest laser vision correction procedures (LASIK), including all laser (bladeless) techniques. These surgical procedures help our patients to achieve excellent vision without the aid of glasses or contact lenses.


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Van Inwegen "The goal of New Jersey Regional Eye Care, P.A. is to offer modern eye care in a very pleasant atmosphere. We foster the old-fashioned doctor-patient relationship. We strive to inform and educate our patients, so that when they leave our office, they fully understand their conditions and treatments. We offer a full spectrum of services, from routine eye exams, glasses and contact lenses, to the treatment of all medical eye conditions and surgical procedures. Your vision is our priority!"

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Optometry

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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15  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Lehigh University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Med and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Hackensack University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Inwegen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Inwegen to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Van Inwegen'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

Patient Comments (7)

Have been going to Dr. Van Inwegen for over 15 years . He has removed the cataracts from my both of my parents , my in-laws and my husband. I have cataracts as well and when it's time for them to be removed , he's the one I'll have do the surgery. I've had major eye problems my entire life with...more
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A total disaster from beginning to end. The surgery was done in a factory environment and caused a mistake in the procedure that created the need for several additional surgical procedures.
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Everyone in this office was efficient and so kind.
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After two cataract surgeries as well as laser surgery I can recommend Dr.Van Inwegen very highly. His staff has been excellent,attentive and professional as well. Dr. Van Inwegen has great 'bedside manner' and is very skilled.
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A truly outstanding experience. I was concerned about poor vision, and terrified of having surgery. Dr Van and his staff put my mind at ease and helped me through the process easily. The cataract surgery changed my life - I can drive at night again, read easily, and rarely if ever do I wear...more
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