Dr. Jennifer Unger, MD

Dr. Jennifer Unger, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Jennifer Unger, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.Read her story

2500 E Capitol Dr # 3500

Appleton, WI 54911

Contact Information

(920) 358-1820

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • 23 More

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more than 64% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
more than 55% of peers
Macular Edema
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Unger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Unger "Dr. Unger is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of San Francisco State University and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Southern California. During her medical school studies, she was a mentor to newer students, providing tutoring services in both physiology and statistics. A California native, she moved to Wisconsin in 2003 to continue her medical and surgical training in ophthalmology at the Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, in Milwaukee. After completing her ophthalmology residency in 2007 and becoming Board Certified in Ophthalmology, Dr. Unger has continued to practice in Wisconsin, joining Valley Eye Associates in 2015. Her experience includes medical, surgical, and laser techniques for the treatment of glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, and a host of other comprehensive ophthalmology conditions. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques such as MIGS, continuing to pursue surgical and medical excellence in the safest, most effective procedures for preservation and restoration of her patients' vision. In addition to private practice, she has served as staff physician at the VA Zablocki Medical Center in Milwaukee and consulting physician at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, gaining valuable experience working with our nation's veterans. Dr. Unger is proud to work in partnership with the doctors of Valley Eye Associates, and remains committed to providing superior eye care to the residents of the Fox River Valley."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Unger "As a physician and surgeon, my guiding principles are respect and compassion for patients and their families. A doctor is most effective when their patient feels heard, understood, and encouraged to become actively involved in their own care."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Plateau Iris Syndrome
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Injection
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • San Francisco State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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