Dr. Nicholas Rader, MD

Dr. Nicholas Rader, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Nicholas Rader, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greenwood, IN and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from In Univ Sch Of Med in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

30 N Emerson Ave

Greenwood, IN 46143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Rader

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 86% of peers
more than 91% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Rader's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Read Less

12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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.


  • In Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Alameda County Medical Center-Highland Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rader has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Rader does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Rader and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Rader's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rader to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rader'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 (2)

I have been a patient of Dr. Rader for twenty years. He has been monitoring my glaucoma and cataracts for the past few years. I didn't realize until after my cataract surgery how much I wasn't seeing and didn't realize I was not seeing true colors. When I had the cataract surgery Dr. Rader also...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
I experienced a strange phenomenon in my peripheral vision. Upon examination, Dr. Rader determined that it did not result from a problem with my eyes. He suspected a TIA (aka: "mini-stroke") and recommended being seen by my doctor. Subsequent testing revealed a nearly total blockage in my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Rader?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!