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About

Dr. Matthew R Kirk, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Kirk is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas and Palomar Medical Center. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Matthew R Kirk 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.

Board Certifications

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2014, 2012, 2015, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2014, 2011, 2016, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015, 2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

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

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

  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • United States Naval Medical Center

    Residency

  • Nearby Doctors

    Dr. Matthew R Kirk is similar to the following 3 Doctors near La Jolla, CA.