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About Dr. Claudia S Pinilla

Dr. Claudia S Pinilla, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Danville, CA. She has 32 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Pinilla is affiliated with San Ramon Regional Medical Center. Dr. Pinilla has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Claudia S Pinilla is Great. Dr. Claudia S Pinilla has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Claudia S Pinilla is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Danville San Ramon Eye Medical Corp

909 San Ramon Valley Blvd Ste 114
Danville, CA 94526
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Dr. Claudia S Pinilla has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Vision Issues
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam

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Insulting Attitude & Speech

Dr. P was rude, insulting and angry when I came to her requesting a 2nd opinion following an eye surgery by another doctor. I told her I liked that doctor very much, but was wondering if maybe something was not quite right. My insurance provider had authorized this visit. After Dr. P reviewed my chart information (making positive comments to herself} she quickly looked at my eye, then said "I was wasting her time, I was 65 yrs old, I couldn't expect perfect vision" and ridiculed my actual vision symptoms that I did not think should be normal for this surgery. Dr. P said twice I was "idiotic" for coming; she was going to "write a note and call my surgeon to tell him I came to her" and said "I was 65 yrs old and all I needed would be glasses". During the short exam, however, I didn't think she looked at the actual surgery site behind the eye without administering eye drops. I was shocked with her unprofessional threatening abusive language and unwarranted insulting attitude with no explanation for her anger other than: my age. I did not challenge or argue with her, I spoke kindly to her, and when leaving the check out desk she turned her back to me without a "goodbye". Well, I had decided half way through this horrific office visit that: "when I get out of this chair and out the door, I will never ever come back."

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Full Review Rating Breakdown
Five Stars

Excellent doctor, very human and listens to his patients carefully

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Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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Five Stars
  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Regional Top Doctors

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Pinilla is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Claudia S Pinilla accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Danville San Ramon Eye Medical Corp, 909 San Ramon Valley Blvd Ste 114, Danville, CA


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