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About Dr. Paul E Runge

Dr. Paul E Runge, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sarasota, FL. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Runge has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul E Runge is Great. Dr. Paul E Runge has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul E Runge is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ophthalmic Consultants

1700 S Tuttle Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
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Dr. Paul E Runge 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.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Blindness
  • Lasik Surgery


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Torn retina laser repair

Emergency retina tear,fitted in an appointment promptly. Had to wait in office, but that was ok. Staff was great on phone and in person. Dr runge was helpful and kind. Spent time answering questions, even stayed after business hours for me. Good follow up. Highly recommend!

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One Star

He's has been all that was appreciated in the good review, yet when he didn't like the health insurance of an 88 year old retired first grade teacher from Ohio who has been his patient for several years, he instructed his nursing staff to dismiss her as a patient right before her scheduled treatment.Think of a frail, little old lady already quaking for fear of the needle being told that her beloved doctor won't allow her to return. Think of her fear of not being able to see anything because her beloved doctor won't treat her again. I, her daughter and caregiver, only asked that we wait to discuss the matter "Later!" We were denied and insulted.

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What a great experience having a doctor call you back right away in an emergency, ask the appropriate questions, check back later that day AND call the next day also just to make sure everything was okay. Very professional and caring. He was the on-call doctor who I had not known prior to this call. He was so nice, it prompted me to look him up.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Flinders University Of South Australia

    Graduated in 1980

  • Baptist Memorial Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul E Runge accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida
    • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
    • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana HMO Select
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Tampa Bay CoreNet
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC of the River Valley
    • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Ophthalmic Consultants, 1700 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota, FL


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