Dr. Paul Raphaelian, MD

Dr. Paul Raphaelian, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Paul Raphaelian, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1179 E Paris Ave SE Ste 250

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Contact Information

(616) 942-2406

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Care Credit
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Raphaelian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Raphaelian "Dr. Raphaelian was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society during his medical school training at Rush University Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Raphaelian has been in active practice in the treatment of patients with vitreoretinal diseases since 1993 and joined Associated Retinal Consultants in July of 1999. Currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Michigan State University, he is involved in medical student and resident training at our Grand Rapids office. Dr. Raphaelian's interests are diverse and include the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and other retinal vascular disease, age-related macular degeneration, and macular holes and pucker. He is actively involved in national clinical research trials, and contributes to medical publications. Dr. Raphaelian is board certified in ophthalmology, and re-certified in 2004. He is a member in many professional societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Michigan Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons, American Society of Retina Specialists, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Michigan State Medical Society."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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

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  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of California San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Raphaelian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raphaelian's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Raphaelian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr.Raphaelian was friendly and explained everything.He has many years of experience.He was recommended by my Opthalmologist. I am in good hands.
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Dr. Raphaelian has been very helpful with treating my mother's macular degeneration. He and his office staff have provided assistance to ensure her expensive eye medications are covered financially. My only complaint is that his waiting room is too small to accommodate the number of patients and...more
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