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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Derek Lauritzen is Excellent. Dr. Lauritzen has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. Derek Lauritzen, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Retina Surgery
  • Uveitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Lauritzen graduated from Tufts University, Boston.


Dr. Lauritzen has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • French Hospital Medical Center 
  • Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center 


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Derek Brian Lauritzen MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Derek B. Lauritzen practice?
Dr. Derek Lauritzen has 6 office locations.
Dr. Derek Lauritzen practices Ophthalmology near Templeton, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Luis Obispo, CA and Santa Maria, CA.
See Templeton Ophthalmologists.