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Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Beverly Hills, CA, with another office in Fountain Valley, CA. He has 50 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Gaster is affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He speaks Russian and Spanish.
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Graduated in 1973
Dr. Ronald Gaster has been selected as a 2012 Top Doctor by U.S. News & World Report, selected by his peers to be in Woodward and White's "Best Doctors in America," 1996 to 2014; President of Orange County Society of Ophthalmology, 2002-2004; named by Los Angeles Magazine in their upcoming 2014 Southern California SuperDoctors edition, named by the Orange County Medical Association as a Physician of Excellence for 2013 and named as a 2013 Most Compassionate Doctor. He has participated in medical missions in South America and Asia to improve eye care to underserved populations and was published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology as first author in September 2012 and was a guest editor of the Winter 2013 edition of Ophthalmology Clinics. Dr. Gaster uses the most advanced laser technology in his surgeries and the most advanced microsurgical techniques. He is available for consultations and second opinions. Ronald N. Gaster M.D. has also consulted as a medical expert in ophthalmology. He currently is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Irvine but only sees patients at his private practices.