Russell N. Van Gelder M.D., Ph.D.
Russell N. Van Gelder M.D., Ph.D.
- Uveitis & ocular inflammation
- Telehealth services
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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I have been seeing Dr. Van Gelder for eye care since 2014. He is the most knowledgeable and caring Ophthalmologist I've seen, and I've been to many eye doctors in my life. It helps give me piece of mind knowing he's there for me if I need him! His staff and other Physicians are wonderful as well. Thank you Dr. Van Gelder for helping me to keep what little vision I have!
2 1/2 weeks before my appointment I requested my records be sent to Dr. VanGelder. They should have been sent 7 to 10 days before my appointment. If you received my records, they were not scanned into the system before I arrived. I was very disappointed in that. Dr. had to go by what I told him about my problem. I received the help I needed. He is a WONDERFUL doctor. I have already recommended friends go to him.
All was as well as can be expected given my condition. Dr. Van Gelder is extremely knowledgeable, caring and thorough. I'm glad he is my doctor.
Clone Dr. Van Gelder & his team they are intelligent, concerned,technically astute, and on the cutting edge of their field.
*Dr. Van Gelder is probably one of the best doctors I have ever met, and I work with them for a living. You folks are blessed to have him there!
I wish both Dr. [...] and RVG would remember to ask me whether or not I need refills. They forget, I forget and I end up running out and having to scramble to get a new prescription in time. They are both such wonderful, caring doctors. Everyone who works at the eye institute is kind, caring and helpful.
Dr. Van Gelder and his staff have always made me feel like I'm in the best hands possible for my condition. Their enthusiastic greeting and personal touch always puts me at ease. I'm very grateful to have access to such qualified and caring care professionals.
*Dr. Van Gelder and [...] are fantastic! They have saved my eyesight and I am convinced that they are the best of the best - - in all respects - - in their skills and level of care and commitment. I am so thankful for them. We did experience some difficulty with a "scheduler" during a recent flare-up and believe our first request was lost or not acted upon.
The specialty care Dr. Van Gelder and his team are providing, is outstanding.
Service is great high quality care. Dr Van Gelder asked if we needed any thing and he gives easy to understand explanations and is compassionate kind and courteous.
*Dr. Van Gelder is one fine exceptional doctor!
About Russell N. Van Gelder
Dr. Van Gelder’s goal is to give each patient the care he would give his own family and to help the patient make the best medical decisions.
Dr. Van Gelder earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at Stanford. He has won numerous awards for research and published widely. Nationally, he is a trustee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and serves as chair of the council. He is past president of the American Uveitis Society. He is a trustee of the Society of Heed Fellows and on the scientific advisory board for Foundation Fighting Blindness.