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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Lingua is Good. Dr. Lingua has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Lingua, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Lingua graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 7 awards.

Children's Eye Foundation Fellow, 1980-1981
Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1992
Annual Teaching Award USC Department of Ophthalmology 1982
Annual Teaching Award, USC Department of Ophthalmology, 1982
Teacher of the Year, UC Irvine Department of Ophthalmology, 2011
Honor Award- American Academy of Ophthalmology 1992
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)


Dr. Lingua has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Orange 
  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert W Lingua MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Robert W. Lingua practice?
Dr. Robert Lingua has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Lingua practices Ophthalmology near Fullerton, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Orange, CA and Irvine, CA.
See Fullerton Ophthalmologists.