Dr. John Sonntag, MD

Dr. John Sonntag, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(5)
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Dr. John Sonntag, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5680 W Gage St

Boise, ID 83706

Contact Information

(208) 377-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Sonntag performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lazy Eye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Keratoconus
normal
more than 76% of peers
Farsightedness
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sonntag "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."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.

Education

  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Lds Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sonntag has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sonntag's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sonntag to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Sonntag's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Mccall, ID |
Everything about this office and Dr. Sonntag was top drawer. The whole office staff is great, friendly and helpful. The office was clean and I was informed about all of my exam findings. The optical is a real find because I have had glasses made elsewhere that were not so comfortable. Very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sonntag accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • PacificSource
    Preferred PSN
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Traditional Participating Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Sonntag has admitting privileges

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 N Curtis Rd
Boise, ID 83706
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St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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