Dr. Robert Ruper, MD

Dr. Robert Ruper, MD


Ophthalmology | Male

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A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Robert Ruper is a skilled surgeon and retina specialist with more than 40 years of experience....Read more

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Patient Reviews (5)
Mission viejo,Ca |
Great office staff. Nice change this fall for the better! The professional people are now in place for the continued success of this practice. I will only see you Doc and refer to you. Good procedure on my friends pterygium. Thank you for all
Huntington Beach, CA |
Nice place. Great doc. Very professional. It is nice to see a personal atmosphere in a medical office. He is obviously not after money like other places I have seen.
in Santa Ana, Ca |
Dr Ruper gave me a general preventative exam. I heard so much about him I wanted him to be the doctor I had my first real eye exam.
Very informative. Nice office very professional.
This doctor really cares about his patients. He is very smart.
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Dr. Ruper says...

A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Robert Ruper is a skilled surgeon and retina specialist with more than 40 years of experience. 

A former United States Air Force Captain and General Medical Officer, Dr. Ruper was awarded the prestigious Retina Fellowship from St. Louis University before establishing his own practice in Orange County in 1974. In 1993, Dr. Ruper established an outpatient surgical center at his medical office complex where he performed various complex surgical procedures on an outpatient basis. He was voted America's Top Ophthalmologist in 2013 by Consumer's Research Council of America, and was an honored member of Who's Who Top Doctors Honors Edition in 2014.

Dr. Ruper'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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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness


  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1965

  • Internship Hospital
    University Calif Irvine

    Completed in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    University Calif Irvine

    Completed in 1972

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1974

  • Undergraduate School
    St John's University Collegeville Minnesota

    Graduated in 1959

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Other
  • Retinal Diseases
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery