Dr. Larry Vander Plas, MD

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Dr. Larry Vander Plas, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Southwest Michigan Eye Center 3600 Capital Ave SW Ste 203, Battle Creek, MI 49015 Get Directions
(269) 979-6383

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Dr. Vander Plas specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Battle Creek, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Eyelid Spasm
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Headache
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Hypertropia
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Still's Disease
      • Strabismus
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Trichiasis
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Mi Med Sch

        Graduated in 1980

      • Internship Hospital
        Henry Ford Hospital

        Completed in 1981

      • Residency Hospital
        Henry Ford Hospital

        Completed in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Vander Plas' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients