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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 61

1321 N Harbor Blvd Ste 300
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Dr. Berbos' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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St.Jude Medical Center
101 E Valencia Mesa Dr
Fullerton, CA 92835

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FULLERTON EYE CENTER MEDICAL GROUP
FULLERTON EYE CENTER MEDICAL GROUP
1321 N Harbor Blvd Ste 300
Fullerton, CA 92835
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    Dr. Berbos' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    2
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Esotropia
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
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    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Berbos

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (9/2/2010)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Dr. J Nickolas Berbos; License # G54630

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician is guilty of repeated negligent acts. The physician failed to diagnose a patient with normal tension glaucoma and initiate treatment. Also, the physician failed to ascertain the needed follow-up testing and evaluation, and failed to adequately educate the patient about the severity of her condition and blinding disease.

      Action Taken:

      The physician is Publicly Reprimanded by the Medical Board of California.

      • The physician shall successfully complete an education course/program, which is Category I certified, which shall not be less than 40 hours. This course must be completed within one year of the effective date of this Order.
    • State: California

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Ca Irvine Med Center
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Berbos & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Berbos' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Dr. Berbos' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    23 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    25 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    25 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    25 responses

    Experience with Dr. Berbos

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.5 out of 5

    24 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    24 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    FULLERTON EYE CENTER MEDICAL GROUP
    1321 N Harbor Blvd Ste 300
    Fullerton, CA 92835
    (714) 879-0020 (Office)
    (714) 526-2020 (Fax)
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