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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
26 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (27)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cynthia Boxrud is Good. Dr. Boxrud has been reviewed by 42 patients who have provided 27 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Cynthia Boxrud, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • She has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Eye Cancer
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Boxrud graduated from Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland. She has 7 awards.

Elite 1000 Neiman Marcus, 1999
Howard Fellow in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1992
Departmental Honors, Manhattan School of Music, 1978
Schick Conducting Award, Manhattan School of Music, 1978
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Santa Monica, CA


Dr. Boxrud has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center 


  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Cynthia Ann Boxrud MD is a female Ophthalmologist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Cynthia A. Boxrud practice?
Dr. Cynthia Boxrud has 2 office locations.
Dr. Cynthia Boxrud practices Ophthalmology near Santa Monica, CA.
Additional practice locations include: North Hollywood, CA.
See Santa Monica Ophthalmologists.