Dr. Ravinderan Krishnan, MD

Dr. Ravinderan Krishnan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
52 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ravinderan Krishnan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

Eye Institute Of Corpus Christi

5729 Esplanade Dr

Corpus Christi, TX 78414
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Krishnan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Krishnan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Krishnan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krishnan "Dr. Ravi Krishnan is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, cataracts and ocular surgery. Dr Krishnan received his medical degree from Texas A&M College of Medicine in College Station. He then went on to complete an internship at the Baylor College of Medicine, followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Krishnan completed his subspecialty training in glaucoma at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Krishnan has been in private practice in Corpus Christi since 1997."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Krishnan "It is our mission at The Eye Institute of Corpus Christi to provide high quality care in an efficient, considerate and professional manner. We will perform all our duties in such a manner as to uphold and enhance our reputation as a quality practice that genuinely cares about our patients."

3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

92  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract Hutterite Type
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Ciliochorodial Detachment
  • Glaucoma in Epithelial Ingrowth
  • Glaucoma in Intra Ocular Tumours
  • Glaucoma in Iridoschisis.
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Retinal Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Texas A&M University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Texas Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Krishnan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krishnan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krishnan to family and friends
688 total reviews (71 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (688)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krishnan'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 (71)

Very satisfied with Dr. Krishnan and his staff.
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My experience with the Doctor himself was fine. I need special tests annually because of some medication I take. Called last December for an appointment. Could not see him till February. Then one week before my appointment they called and moved my appointment back 2 more weeks. Then 36 hours before...more
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Dear Patient, Thank you for your feedback. Your insurance benefits may have changed and unfortunately we have no control over that. Please email me at joanns@eyeinstitutecc.com if you wish to discuss your matter any further.

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From the front desk to the medical staff and Dr Krishnan you are greeted with a smile. The office and exam rooms are clean and in order, the medical staff always is sure to sanitize everything before it is used on you. All the while as you sit and wait they are talking with you making you feel...more
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Highly professional. Provided overall synopsis of problems and recommended solutions. All questions that i asked the doctor were answered. Very professional practice. From first interaction at the office check-in until check-out, a welcoming and courteous staff. . Would highly recommend Dr....more
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Dr Krishnan is very knowledgeable, I had a diagnosis of glaucoma to both eyes from 2 other Dr’s, I was on eye drops and having horrible side effects, I really felt I didn’t have glaucoma ( I’m always normally abnormal on medical issues) after being sent to a retinal specialist from previous Dr, I...more
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