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Ophthalmology | Female

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Dr. Vanessa Ngakeng, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Mishawaka, IN. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Ngakeng is affiliated with Southern Regional Medical Center and Piedmont Henry Hospital.

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    Dr. Ngakeng's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ngakeng to family and friends
    3.8
    based on 5 total surveys (5 with reviews)
    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 Reviews (5)
    in Granger, IN |
    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 not there, had left the office and did not send a letter communicating that she was leaving. I think her communication with the patient is not good.
    Atlanta, GA |
    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.
    in Atlanta, GA |
    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 explain my medical condition. Loved her
    in Atlanta, GA |
    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
    in gary indiana |
    My time with this good doctor was great , very attentive ,great care and good tips on my vision health
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    Dr. Ngakeng says...

    Cataract 

    Cornea

    Refractive

    Lasik

    ICL

    Dr. Ngakeng says...

    Cataract surgery 

    cornea transplant 

    lasik

    prk

    icl

    pterygium

    Dr. Ngakeng's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Black Eye
    • Cataract
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

      Graduated in 2003

    • Residency Hospital
      Howard University
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Price Vision Group

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Laser Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery