Dr. Peter Van Houten, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 62
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Dr. Peter Van Houten, MD
Dr. Peter Van Houten, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Greenville, NC. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Van Houten is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center.

2501 Stantonsburg Rd Ste A

Greenville, NC 27834

Contact Information

(252) 758-2402

Dr. Peter Van Houten, MD

Dr. Peter Van Houten, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

We strive to provide state of the art diagnostic and treatment of retinal disease possible in a caring environment. We talk to our patients as it is important to know what is happening to them and this takes time.
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Dr. Van Houten's Experience

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Dr. Van Houten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Ill Ee Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Sickle Cell Retinopathy Chapter for The Retina Book, Ryan, S. Editor; Editions 1 & 2, 1994
  • Interhemispherical Comparisons in the Processing of Contour and Random Texture Sinewave Stereograms. by T. Shipley, R. Garfinkel, and P. Van Houten., 1984
  • Perception of Order Within Disorder: 1. Visual Ranking of Random Textures by Thorne Shipley and Peter Van Houten., 1984
  • Imagine if your Doctor could..., 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Houten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Houten to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Van Houten's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Greenville NC |
I recommend him to everyone that I hear about with eye problems.
in Greenville, NC |
He keeps at a problem until he finds an answer...Gets to the root of the problem. Office staff friendly..He takes time with his patients...Any wait time to see him is worth it.... A-1 retina specialist!
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Dr. Van Houten accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Van Houten has admitting privileges

Vidant Medical Center
2100 Stantonsburg Rd
Greenville, NC 27834
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