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About Dr. Steven D Zelko

Dr. Steven D Zelko, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Santa Barbara, CA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Zelko is affiliated with Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital. Dr. Zelko has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

23 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven D Zelko is Great. Dr. Steven D Zelko has been rated by 23 patients. From those 23 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Steven D Zelko is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Steven Daniel Zelko Md

309 W Quinto St Ste B
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Specialties

Dr. Steven D Zelko 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Steven D Zelko has the following 9 expertise

  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Blindness
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Pain

Dr. Steven D Zelko has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Steven D Zelko is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Conscientious

A very good doctor, in this case, a great glaucoma doctor. Knows his subject well, communicates above average and covers most important aspects of the issue thoroughly. He is a very good doctor.

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Excellent

I have been Dr.Zelko's patient for many years. He's straight-forward, a listener as well as dispenser of pertinent information, knowledgeable, and has every other quality you'd want in a doctor. Once during a visit he left for a few minutes to take an emergency phone call. He came back and apologized. I told him - no problem, you'd do the same for me in an emergency. And a few years later he did. I had a painful corneal abrasion, he fit me in even though his schedule was full. He's polite and compassionate - truly a SB treasure. (Also has great art work on his office walls).

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Iritis

I was diagnosed with Iritis which was very frightening for me and I found Dr. Zelko to be very thorough in his explanation of my diagnosis. Dr. Zelko seems to be a very caring doctor, he was the Dr. on call when my doctor was on vacation. He takes his time with you and is willing to answer your questions and provide explanations for symptoms so you have a clear understanding as to what is happening to your eyes, etc. He never rushed me out the door as I find is ofen the case when you go to the doctors and he also explained any tests he ran and also medication prescribed. I would definitely recommend him based on my experience.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Nassau University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Steven D Zelko accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO

Locations & Directions

Steven Daniel Zelko Md, 309 W Quinto St Ste B, Santa Barbara, CA
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