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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
24 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (55)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gary Tanner is Excellent. Dr. Tanner has been reviewed by 63 patients who have provided 55 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
  • Currently 3.9298245614035 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.6
  • Currently 3.6491228070175 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.8771929824561 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 3.9636363636364 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.9
  • Currently 3.9107142857143 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.9
  • Currently 3.9272727272727 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 - 2014)
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 


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Gary A Tanner MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Gary A. Tanner practice?
Dr. Gary Tanner has 2 office locations.
Dr. Gary Tanner practices Ophthalmology near Newport News, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Yorktown, VA.
See Newport News Ophthalmologists.