Dr. Vandana Minnal, MD

Dr. Vandana Minnal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 35
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Dr. Vandana Minnal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI in 2009 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

10520 Park Rd

Charlotte, NC 28210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Minnal'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. Minnal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Minnal "Dr. Minnal has published multiple articles in ophthalmology journals and has presented her research at numerous national conferences. Throughout her academic career, she has held many leadership positions and has been committed to community outreach. She maintains active memberships with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Minnal "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Minnal does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases Leading to Retinal Scarring
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • 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.

Education

  • Barnard College, Columbia University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Texas at Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Minnal has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Minnal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Minnal's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minnal to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Minnal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Minnal did my cataract procedure in both eyes with toric lens that she highly recommended because of my astigmatism, I am so happy with the results, even though there was an out-of-pocket expense because medicare would not pay for the toric lens. Dr Minnal is an excellent doctor and really...more
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Dr Minnal's professional, but friendly manner combined with her high quality expertise and excellent care of her patients has made my experience of the analysis, treatment and management of glaucoma, and cataract surgery and recovery the most simple, stress-free, and pleasant medical experiences I...more
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