Dr. John R. Sonntag, MD

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Dr. John R. Sonntag, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Vision Quest Medical Center 5680 W Gage St, Boise, ID 83706 Get Directions
(208) 377-3937

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Temple University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Lds Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University

    Completed in 1979

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Utah

    Graduated in 1970

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sonntag's Care Philosophy

I hope to be able to give patients improved vision and give them an experience that will allow them to trust in me and in Vision Quest Medical Center. I am highly skilled and experienced in treating advanced cataracts and severe injuries to the cornea, globe or eyelids. My primary objective as an eye doctor is to help maintain your vision to its best potential, until the end of your days.