Dr. Vanessa Ngakeng, MD

Dr. Vanessa Ngakeng, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(5)
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Dr. Vanessa Ngakeng, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mishawaka, IN and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.

611 E Douglas Rd Ste 102

Mishawaka, IN 46545

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
high
more than 79% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 69% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Howard University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Price Vision Group
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ngakeng has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ngakeng's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ngakeng to family and friends
3.8
based on 5 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ngakeng's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience with Dr Ngakeng was not good. She removed the cataract but the lens that she inserted in my eye did not have the proper formula. After surgery I was never able to see clear again. The worst part is that after my surgery she saw me once and then next time I went for check up she was...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Ngakeng. She was very pleasant, knowledgeable and took great care of my eyes. She also called me the day after to see how I was doing after surgery. I am recommending her and the Woolfson Eye Institute to anyone who needs an Ophthalmologist.
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The staff was really nice especially Melissa and Renita. Melissa made me very comfortable from the start and then Renita fisnished by explaining the surgical process to me. Dr Ngakeng was amazing she took her time to talk to me make sure I had all my questions answered and even called my son to...more
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Dr. Ngakeng was very personable and took her time to make sure i understood what was going on. She is an excellent surgeon who cares about her patients. She called me the night of surgery just to make sure I was doing well. I would recommend her to all my family and friends
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My time with this good doctor was great , very attentive ,great care and good tips on my vision health
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