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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lon Poliner is Excellent. Dr. Poliner has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lon Poliner, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Retina Surgery
  • Retinal Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Poliner graduated from Vanderbilt University, Columbia. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Poliner has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Palomar Medical Center 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 


  • German
  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Lon Scott Poliner MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Lon S. Poliner practice?
Dr. Lon Poliner has 1 office location.
Dr. Lon Poliner practices Ophthalmology near Poway, CA.
See Poway Ophthalmologists.