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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ira Opatowsky, Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Opatowsky has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Contact lenses
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Glaucoma
  • Laser Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Opatowsky graduated from University of California at San Diego, La Jolla. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Opatowsky has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Antelope Valley Hospital 
  • Ridgecrest Regional Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Ira Elliot Opatowsky MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Ira E. Opatowsky practice?
Dr. Ira Opatowsky has 1 office location.
Dr. Ira Opatowsky practices Ophthalmology near Lancaster, CA.
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