Dr. Kala Swamynathan, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Female • Age 50

1805 N California St Ste 101
Stockton, CA 95204
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Dr. Swamynathan:

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Dr. Swamynathan's Experience

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Dr. Swamynathan's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Valleycare Medical Center
5555 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Center For Sight
Center For Sight
1805 N California St Ste 101
Stockton, CA 95204
Center For Sight
612 W 11th St Ste 103
Tracy, CA 95376
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    Dr. Swamynathan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Blepharoplasty
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens Services
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anisocoria
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
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    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Swamynathan

    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

    Sree Gokulam Medical College Research Foundation, University Of Kerala
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Santa Clara Valley Med Hospital
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    In University
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Swamynathan & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Swamynathan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Swamynathan

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    4.0
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    4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Swamynathan to family and friends

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Dr. Swamynathan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Swamynathan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Center For Sight
    1805 N California St Ste 101
    Stockton, CA 95204
    (209) 948-5515 (Office)
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    Center For Sight
    612 W 11th St Ste 103
    Tracy, CA 95376
    (209) 836-4800 (Office)
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