Dr. Rangram Chandran, MD

Dr. Rangram Chandran, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Rangram Chandran, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

304 Banner Ct Ste 1

Modesto, CA 95356

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Chandran's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chandran "ADVANCED RETINA INSTITUTE is a brand new state of the art retina specific medical and surgical practice and 6000 sq ft building. We Opened Dec 1 2014. We are conveniently located 1 block away from Valley BMW in Modesto off Bangs/McHenry at 304 Banner Ct, Modesto, California. Rangu Chandran, M.D., has been living and practicing full time as a retina specialist in Modesto since June 2004. He grew up in Southern California in Corona. His father is a retired ear, nose, and throat surgeon, and his grandfather is a retired general surgeon. He received his undergraduate training at Stanford University. He completed his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston where he served as president of his graduating class. After finishing his ophthalmology surgery training at Yale University, he returned to Baylor College of Medicine for a two-year postdoctoral retina surgery fellowship. His practice at ADVANCED RETINA INSTITUTE is devoted only to retinal diseases and surgery. He maintains active board certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Member of the American Society of Retina Specialists. His major clinical interests are diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, uveitis and retinal tears and detachments. Dr. Chandran is married, has three boys, and lives in Modesto. He enjoys playing sports and is an avid guitar fan."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chandran "ADVANCED RETINA INSTITUTE, is committed to providing the highest quality of medical and surgical retina care in a timely fashion with great compassion, efficiency, honesty, dignity, personal attention, and respect. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Hospital Of St Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chandran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Assyrian
  • Hindi
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chandran's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chandran to family and friends
19 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Chandran'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

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Chandran Says:
"

Thank you for your valuable and honest feedback.

I always try my very best to provide the best care and most personalized attentive experience for my patients.

Please don't hesitate to call or write with your suggestions at

Phone 209 572 2020

Advanced Retina Institute

304 Banner Ct Suite 1

Modesto, CA 95356

Warmest Regards,

Rangram Chandran MD

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Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Chandran is and has been an excellent Eye Specialist regarding my vision care. I have been his patient since 2005 and have been grateful and fortunate that he was able to accept me as a patient of his after learning I have AMD eye disease. I give Dr. Chandran many thanks for his constant...more
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Being treated for Macular Degeneration. Referred by my eye doctor. Had an eye bleed that he could firmed but did not start any treatment for two weeks, it was a Holiday. My vision has been stable so I stay with him. He is not a doctor that likes to answer questions and can be demeaning. His...more
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I am writing this review on behalf of my Grandma, Dale Matthews. Dr. Chandran is everything I've been looking for in a Physician. His facility is always immaculate & his staff is professional, & very welcoming. I was losing my eye sight because of diabetes & I was referred to Dr. Chandran for...more
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He is the worst doctor i have come across in my life. He thinks his a GOD. He treated my seventy year old mother like dirt and made her cry because she complained that the light was too bright. He is extremely RUDE. Us patients come to doctors to feel good not to make us feel like crap. My poor...more
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In 2014, my eye Dr discovered I had a macular hole and I needed surgery, fast, to prevent further damage. Dr. Chandran was recommended Within 7 days I was being operated on. Dr. Chandran explained in the first appointment what was going on with my eyes and assured me if I followed his instructions,...more
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