Ronald Neal Gaster, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster, MD

Beverly Hills, CA 90211 (1 other location)
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About Ronald Neal Gaster MD

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.


  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2011)

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  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

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  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

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Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster has 2 locations

Gaster Eye Center 9001 Wilshire Blvd Ste 306A Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Gaster Eye Center 18426 Brookhurst St Ste 103 Fountain Valley, CA 92708


Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster has the following 18 areas of expertise

  • Dry Eye Syndromes
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Vision Issues
  • Blindness
  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Exam
  • LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Eye Pain
  • Keratoconus


50 Years Experience

Kings County Hospital Center


David Geffen School Of Medicine At Ucla

Graduated in 1973

Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • Aetna Whole Health PrimeCare OAMC CA
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • 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 Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • 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 Salud EPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

More about Dr. Ronald Neal Gaster

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.

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