Dr. Michael Vrabec, MD

Dr. Michael Vrabec, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Michael Vrabec, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Appleton, WI and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin / Madison in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology, cornea & refractive surgery, and more.

2100 S Kensington Dr Ste 5

Appleton, WI 54915

Contact Information

(920) 731-3876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Excision of Chalazion
more than 89% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 84% of peers
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vrabec "Regardless of your age, your interests, or your goals in life, good vision is something that everyone needs to help them live their lives to the fullest. At Valley Eye Associates, we strive to help you achieve that vision. Whether you are looking for a routine eye exam to help maintain good ocular health, glasses or contacts to help you see clearly, or surgical options to give you the freedom of spectacle-free vision, Valley Eye Associates is here for you."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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19  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Presby-St Lukes
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hunkeler Eye Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vrabec has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vrabec's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vrabec to family and friends
32 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Vrabec'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 (8)

Best place I have been for an eye exam and glasses. Great service and you can tell they care about your vision. Great service and fair pricing.
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This is not on Vrabec but VEA's performance in advertising and on phone. It's here b/c Vrabec's is the top link on the page linked by VEA's Heathgrades "review us." If there's a competent doctor at VEA, s/he should be embarrassed and angry at such experience, let alone at first contact, as mine....more
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I had to have cataracts removed so I thought I would have lasik also to get rid of contacts and glasses that I wore for 50 yrs! The surgery was painless and fast!! I now have 20 20 vision,no problems what so ever! I'm still in awe every morning when I open up my eyes and can see without finding...more
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I had lasik with dr vrabec 6 years ago and i'm still seeing great! the surgery was easy and everyone at his office was helpful and friendly. wish i would have done it sooner!
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One of the lenses that he put in started coming off so had to go thru process of rescheduling and having lens replaced. In his attempt to remove he dropped lens and it fell to back of eye. I was sent to a specialist to have it removed and replaced as he was unable to do it. This caused much...more
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