Dr. Gary A Tanner MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
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Dr. Gary Tanner has 2 office locations.
Deer Park
Hampton Roads Eye Associates
11800 Rock Landing Dr
Newport News, VA 23606

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (47)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Tanner is Excellent. Dr. Tanner has been reviewed by 53 patients who have provided 47 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
  • Currently 3.9183673469388 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.6326530612245 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.8775510204082 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 3.9574468085106 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.8958333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.9148936170213 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gary Tanner, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Tanner graduated from University of Arkansas , Little Rock. He has 7 awards.

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society University of Arkansas College of Medicine
Flight Surgeon of the Year Marine Air Group 29
Physician of the Year Naval Regional Medical Center Portsmouth
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Virginia Beach


Dr. Tanner has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Riverside Regional Medical Center 
  • Riverside Walter Reed Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Tanner accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Sentara Health Plans - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 23 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Anthem - 35 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 7 plans
  • Cigna - 6 plans


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Gary A. Tanner practice?
Dr. Gary Tanner practices Ophthalmology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Yorktown, VA.
See Newport News Ophthalmologists.