Dr. Trent Vande Garde, MD

Dr. Trent Vande Garde, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Trent Vande Garde, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Topeka, KS and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

619 SW Corporate Vw

Topeka, KS 66615

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Vande Garde'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. Vande Garde's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vande Garde "Dr. Vande Garde is a Topeka native and earned his bachelor's degree and medical doctorate from the University of Kansas. Following internship in Internal Medicine at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Vande Garde completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Eye Foundation Hospital. In addition he completed a year-long fellowship specializing in refractive surgery, and participated in numerous FDA studies involving new technology and devices. Dr. Vande Garde has earned many honors including his election to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Phi Beta Kappa and being name Chief Resident at the Eye foundation Hospital. He has lectured at national meetings on refractive surgery and has published scientific articles and textbook chapters on his specialty. Dr. Vande Garde is Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Trent L. Vande Garde, M.D. specializes in Cataract and Lens Implant surgery"
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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Kansas / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Good Samaritan Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Al/Eye Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Hunkele Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vande Garde has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vande Garde's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vande Garde to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vande Garde'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 (1)

Excellent doctor with a superb staff for support of medical procedures. Everyone gave me personal attention, and were very caring during my cataract surgery. Made me feel extremely comfortable, never rushed. Dr. and staff listened intently to all my questions, and made sure that I received my...more
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