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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 61

700 W El Norte Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92026
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Dr. Bokosky's Experience

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Dr. Bokosky's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Premiere Surgery Center Inc
Premiere Surgery Center Inc
700 W El Norte Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92026
John E Bokosky MD
John E Bokosky MD
9834 Genesee Ave Ste 428
La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Dr. Bokosky's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
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    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Bokosky

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Mercy Hospital
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Wisconsin Madison
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Michigan
    Complete in 1984
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bokosky & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bokosky's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

    • Sharp Memorial Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bokosky

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.2
    • 26 Star Ratings
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    3.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bokosky to family and friends

    3.2 out of 5

    26 responses

    Dr. Bokosky's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    26 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    26 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.4 out of 5

    26 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    26 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bokosky

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.6 out of 5

    26 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    26 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    26 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.2 out of 5

    26 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Premiere Surgery Center Inc
    700 W El Norte Pkwy
    Escondido, CA 92026
    (760) 738-7830 (Office)
    B
    John E Bokosky MD
    9834 Genesee Ave Ste 428
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    (858) 404-0220 (Office)
    C
    Eye Care Of San Diego
    3939 3rd Ave
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (760) 738-7800 (Office)
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    Eye Care San Diego
    3939 3rd Ave
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (800) 765-2737 (Office)
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