John Niffenegger, MD

John Niffenegger, MD

Ophthalmology Sarasota, FL


Office Address

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

John Niffenegger, MD

Ophthalmology Sarasota, FL



  • 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


    3920 Bee Ridge Road, Bldg D
    Sarasota, FL 34233
    (941) 924-0303 | Fax: (941) 924-0309


    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

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Retinal Disease

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear InfirmaryMassachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsCase Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
  • Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineCase Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License2003 - 2017
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Sarasota Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012
    • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
    • Fellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Publications & Presentations


    Professional Memberships

    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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