Dr. Peter A. Van Houten, MD

Dr. Peter A. Van Houten, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 61 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Van Houten's 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.

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • 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

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University MD

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ill Ee Infirm

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Miami

    Graduated in 1978

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • 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
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