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Dr. Gary Tanner Is this you?


Dr. Gary Tanner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Newport News, VA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Tanner is affiliated with Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Riverside SHORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL and Riverside Tappahannock Hosp Inc. He speaks English.


Dr. Gary Tanner has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award


  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area


  • Top 10 Doctor - State


  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree


  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Tanner is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Riverside Walter Reed Hospital

    PO Box 1070
    Gloucester, VA 23061


    PO Box 17
    Nassawadox, VA 23413

  • Riverside Tappahannock Hosp Inc

    618 Hospital Rd
    Tappahannock, VA 22560

  • Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital

    1500 N 28th St
    Richmond, VA 23223

  • Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center

    3636 High St
    Portsmouth, VA 23707

  • Riverside Regional Medical Center

    500 J Clyde Morris Blvd
    Newport News, VA 23601

  • Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital

    2 Bernardine Dr
    Newport News, VA 23602

  • Bon Secours Depaul Medical Center

    150 Kingsley Ln
    Norfolk, VA 23505

  • Hampton Roads Eye Associates
  • Riverside Medical Group
  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • University of Arkansas

    Graduated in 1986

  • United States Naval Medical Center


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