Dr. Peter Bast, MD

Dr. Peter Bast, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Bast, MD, completed his bachelor's degree in Biology from Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He spent two years researching with the Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Pharmacology Research Lab. After his two years spent in research, Dr. Bast returned to Michigan where he graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor in 2006. He has done research on retinal degenerative disease in mice, which has led to him co-authoring multiple studies between 2001-2004 along with a 2006 poster presentation. Dr. Bast completed his general medical internship at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center in Dearborn, Michigan. After, he completed his opthalmology residency at the Scott & White Institute at the Texas A&M University Medical Center. In 2010, he joined Sight Eye Clinic, where he is currently seeing patients.

2025 Van Hill Dr

Zeeland, MI 49464

Contact Information

(616) 772-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Keratitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 90% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
62

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Olaf College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bast has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bast's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bast to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Bast's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bast accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Spectrum Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Bast has admitting privileges

Holland Hospital
602 Michigan Ave
Holland, MI 49423
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