Dr. John Devaro, MD

Dr. John Devaro, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. John Devaro, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Savannah, GA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.

340 Eisenhower Dr Bldg A

Savannah, GA 31406

Contact Information

(912) 353-1001

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Avesis
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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more than 80% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
more than 75% of peers
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Devaro "We strive to make our patients see their best."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Vascular Disease
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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Marquis Whos Who in Health Care, 2009
  • Consumers Union Top Ophthalmologist, 2008
  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, 1992
  • Cambridge Whos Who, 2009
  • Marquis Whos Who in America, 2009
  • Consumers Union Top Ophthalmologist, 2009
  • Asst Prof of Pediatrics, Mercer Univ Sch of Med, 2001
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Devaro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Devaro to family and friends
41 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Devaro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

This is by far the most amazing Dr. for little one shot and all of their eye needs. The office staff is an absolute joy and delight. Dr. Devaro put me at instant ease with my daughters eye condition. I went in fearing the abolute worst and within one visit we were on track. Today was our third...more
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I am in the Savanna area on a bicycle trip. I got something in my eyes and they were extremely sore, teary, and very sensitive to light! A person at the hotel where I was staying, Fairfield Inn, recommended Dr Devaro. I called the office with almost no hope that they would be able to give me an...more
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My daughter saw Dr Devaro for the first time when she was 2 months old for a hemangioma on her eyelid. He went out of his way to explain his plan to us and we had upmost confidence in him. The hemangioma was gone by the time she was 18 months old and we owe it all to him. Our family loves Dr Devaro...more
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Dr.Devaro is a great professional, very polite, thorough and knowledgeable. I can easily say that he is one of the best doctors I have ever met, and I work in health care. Dr.Devaro operated on both of my twins, he explained procedure in great detail, answered all the questions and made us feel...more
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Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very happy and proud of how well your children are doing!

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