Dr. Ronald Kristan, MD

Dr. Ronald Kristan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Ronald Kristan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Holmdel, NJ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

100 Commons Way Ste 230

Holmdel, NJ 07733

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Top Eye Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kristan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kristan to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kristan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Had the opportunity to visit Dr. Kristan for a consult regarding my interest in cosmetic surgery on my lower eyelids. I was extremely impressed with the time I spent with Dr. Kristan. He took the time to explain to me that I was not a good candidate for the type of surgery I was seeking. He was...more
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Dr. Kristan performed cataract surgery in December & January. Couldn't be happier with the care and results. I would recommend Dr. Kristan to anyone.
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