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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Telander, Ophthalmologist, Retina is Excellent. Dr. Telander has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Telander, MD, PHD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Perforations

Education & Awards

Dr. Telander graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012, 2014)
American Academy of Ophthalmology *
American Registry *


Dr. Telander has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Sutter General Hospital 
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David G Telander MD and PHD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. David G. Telander practice?
Dr. David Telander has 1 office location.
Dr. David Telander practices Ophthalmology near Sacramento, CA.
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