Dr. Robert Van Der Vaart, MD

Dr. Robert Van Der Vaart, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
Dr. Robert Van Der Vaart, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1120 Medical Center Dr

Wilmington, NC 28401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Van Der Vaart performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Van Der Vaart'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Van Der Vaart does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Van Der Vaart has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Van Der Vaart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Van Der Vaart's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Van Der Vaart to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Van Der Vaart'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 (2)

My son had an eye injury in 2016 and Dr. van der Vaart was on call and met us Friday night at the hospital emergency department. He met with us again the next day on Saturday in his office. The following week we met with him three more times. His bedside manner and expertise and medical care is...more
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Dr. bad set Vaart and his staff are very patient focused and spend the time to explain what is happening and what options you have. I highly recommend him as a doctor and a surgeon.
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