Dr. Michael Varenhorst, MD

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Dr. Michael Varenhorst, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Vitreo Retina Consultants 530 N Lorraine Ave Ste 200, Wichita, KS 67214 Get Directions
(316) 683-5611

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Dr. Varenhorst specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Wichita, KS. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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4.1 based on 14 responses
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I feel very comfortable with Dr. Varenhorst and his nurse, I have always been treated nice. It is nice to be told all options and what is going on. I would highly recommend Dr. Varenhorst.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Kansas Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hosp

    Completed in 1986

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Varenhorst's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients