Dr. Vishak John, MD

Dr. Vishak John, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Vishak John, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.

5296 Peters Creek Rd

Roanoke, VA 24019

Contact Information

(540) 342-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier

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Top Care Areas

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Eye Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. John'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Steroid Injection
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Inst Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. John has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. John's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. John to family and friends
15 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. John'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 (9)

Had emergency laser surgery for torn retina and Dr John was very professional was just an all around great Dr. I would go to him again if I needed a retinal specialist.
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Prompt,professional and thorough. Could not ask for a better doctor or staff,
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Excellent
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Most excellent.
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Doctor john and the staff are outstanding, I would recommend them to other people,
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