Dr. Ronald Frenkel, MD

Dr. Ronald Frenkel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Ronald Frenkel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & refractive surgery.Read his story

3617 S College Ave Ste C

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 94% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Frenkel'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. Frenkel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Frenkel "Dr. Frenkel was born in Bridgeport Connecticut. He father was a prominent ophthalmologist in Connecticut and was on staff at Yale. Dr. Frenkel attended the University of Connecticut Medical School, did a flexible internship at St. John's Merci Hospital in St. Louis and received his board certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology after completing his ophthalmology residency at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans.Dr. Frenkel has a wife (Julie) and 6 children (Sarah, Andrew, Jordan, Lisa, Shannon and Haley). He and his family have engaged in many, many activities together. They have raised and trained horses, bred different purebred breeds of dogs and adopted and raised many other animals. Dr. Frenkel's wife, Julie, is a firearms instructor. In his spare time, Dr. Frenkel does whatever his wife tells him to do. (Remember, she is a firearms instructor!)"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Frenkel "We treat you like family.

Precision Eye Surgery from Qualified Ophthalmologists

Laser Vision of Fort Collins is the area's only full time state-of-the-art facility devoted solely to laser eye surgery, cataract surgery and treatment of complex eye disease. We have one of the most complete, modern, and cost effective eye surgery centers in Fort Collins.At Laser Vision of Fort Collins you can expect better vision with fewer side effects and quicker visual recovery.

Laser Vision of Fort Collins Care was

The only center in the country whose surgeon was awarded the "Outstanding Laser Vision Correction Surgeon" by Summitt Technology.Second surgeon in the country recognized by VisX as a Centurion LASIK surgeon for excellence in LASIK surgery results.

First surgeon in the country recognized by VisX as a Centurion LASIK surgeon for excellence in LASIK surgery results.At Laser Vision of Fort Collins, we are caring and dedicated professionals who will do our best to make sure your decision is the best one for you, and to provide the utmost care before, during, and after your surgery."

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (5/20/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St. Johns Meric Hospital St. Louis, Ma
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Oschner Fdn Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Frenkel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Frenkel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Frenkel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Frenkel to family and friends
33 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Frenkel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

excellent dr. he makes you feel like you are the most important person in the building and takes family concerns in to concideration when setting up a plan. Patiant care is a must for him...recomend him to everyone.
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Terrible Doctor, terrible outcome, biggest regret of my life to have Lasik at AAPECS. Old technology and the surgeon performed on me what other ophthalmologists have said is an incredibly rare complication given today's technology- a decentered ablation. Has left me intolerable to contacts and...more
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Always has time to explain procedures thoroughly and answer questions. Gives you his home phone number in case of emergency. Makes you feel like you'e his only patient.
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