John Niffenegger, MD

John Niffenegger, MD

Ophthalmology Sarasota, FL


Office Address

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  • 3920 Bee Ridge Rd
    Bldg D
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    Phone: (941) 924-0303


  • Dr. John Niffenegger is a board certified fellowship trained vitreo-retinal surgeon. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and completed his residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Retina Associates of Sarasota was founded in December 2007 by John Niffenegger, M.D. and Keye Wong, M.D. to provide patients with state-of-the-art retina care. Dr. Niffenegger and Dr. Wong take pride in teaching, research, and providing the most advanced patient care. Three Locations Sarasota 3920 Bee Ridge Road, Bldg D Sarasota, FL 34233 (941) 924-0303 | Fax: (941) 924-0309 Venice 1370 E. Venice Ave, Suite 201 Venice, FL 34285 (941) 412-0303 Pt Charlotte 3280 Tamiami Trail, Suite 41 Pt Charlotte, FL 33952 (941) 743-3937

Dr. Niffenegger's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Retinal

Dr. Niffenegger's Education & Medical Training

  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryMassachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryFellowship, Vitreo Retinal Surgery
  • Mass Eye & Ear InfirmaryMass Eye & Ear InfirmaryResidency, Ophthalmology
  • Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterCase Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve Univ Sch of MedCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Niffenegger's Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2003 - 2015
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1992

Dr. Niffenegger's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American College of SurgeonsFellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of OphthalmologyFellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology

Dr. Niffenegger's Publications & Presentations

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Dr. Niffenegger's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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