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About Dr. Ronald E Frenkel

Dr. Ronald E Frenkel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stuart, FL. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Frenkel is affiliated with Martin Medical Center. Dr. Frenkel has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

21 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ronald E Frenkel is Great. Dr. Ronald E Frenkel has been rated by 21 patients. From those 21 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ronald E Frenkel is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

East Florida Eye Institute

509 SE Riverside Dr Ste 302
Stuart, FL 34994
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Dr. Ronald E Frenkel 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

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

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Haven't been to an eye doc in years because we haven't a lot of money but my experience was horrible and cost over $500 for one visit so I paid it without asking any questions so stupid on my part but I thought maybe that was what it cost now days
Excellent Doctor

Easy to deal with the office appointments and billing, and office is extremely clean. It's on the water so they really maintain it. The staff is very well trained and very experienced and have been there for many years. Dr. Frenkel deservedly has a national and international reputation and was a former President of an International Society but he's very caring and down to earth and explains things in a very understandable way. He's incredibly smart and takes the time necessary to make all the important diagnoses-- you can really trust this man. I've been to many others and he's the best. I required eye surgery and got fantastic results in both eyes, and he was there for me when I needed him. The only negative is that because he's so sought after, if you just want to see him for a minor problem it may be difficult to get in.

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10 minutes
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Wait average, very h appy

I hesitated to go there since people said there was such a wait, But I went last week and maybe because it is summer, I really didn't have to wait.-no more than any other office, in fact, I would say less. He was recommended from my old doctor in Boston and when I moved here for good, thought I would try him, I am glad that I did. I really can't find anything bad to say about the doctor, the help or the office. I had one test for my glaucoma and they did it right away. I was in and out. Very friendly people and clean office. I would recommend to my friends.

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10 minutes
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very good

I needed a doctor after moving here from Ohio. Dr Frenkle was recommended. I got an appointment right away, but did have a wait when I got there. He spent lots of time with me and they did do a visual filed test. I was able to get into a study which paid for my medicine so since I am on a fixed income this was very welcome. I will return to him when I come back down next fall.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Massachusetts General Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ronald E Frenkel 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 BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO Premier
  • 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

East Florida Eye Institute, 509 SE Riverside Dr Ste 302, Stuart, FL


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