Dr. Ralph Monnett Jr, MD

Dr. Ralph Monnett Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Ralph Monnett Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sebastian, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

14410 US Highway 1

Sebastian, FL 32958

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health First Health Plans
  • 7 More

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

97  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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30  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 3/5/2015
    Amount or Range: $285,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: BREVARD COUNTY
    State: Florida
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.


  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Riverside Meth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Monnett Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Monnett Jr to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Monnett Jr'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 (6)

I have seen Dr. Monnett for several years. He has done eyelid surgery and cataract surgeries and has always been very professional and courteous. His skills are excellent. I would and have recommended him to other friends and family.
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I have a great deal of trust in Dr. Monnett's knowledge base and his explanations are very thorough. I do get a sense he is so busy and ready to move on to the next patient but I always have my questions answered. The wait is a bit much long for my mother who has Alzheimer's, but the staff is...more
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Impatient,, very rude, my opinion he's a jerk
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Have been a patient of Dr. Monnett for many years. He is very experienced, friendly, and explains everything in layman's terms. I have been wearing glasses since 8th grade. This past year I had cataract surgery with astigmatism correction in both eyes. My vision is now 20/20 in one eye and 20/25...more
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Dr. Monnett is more concerned about getting paid and the number of procedures he can perform in one day than he is of the well being of his patients. Take my advice, a patient of the Monnett Center for over 4 years, go elsewhere!!
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