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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 49

3969 4th Ave Ste 301
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dr. Couris' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Scripps Mercy Hospital
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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3969 4th Ave Ste 301
San Diego, CA 92103
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    Dr. Couris' Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Excision
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anisocoria
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Cataracts
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
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    • Exotropia
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hyphema
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Solar Retinopathy
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    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

    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Naval Medical Center San Diego Basic Surgey

    Residency Hospital

    Naval Medical Center San Diego

    Undergraduate Schools

    Massachusetts Insitute Of Technology

    Other Education

    Naval Aerospace and Occupational Medical Instuture Naval Flight Surgeon
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Couris & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Dr. Couris' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.1 out of 5

    Dr. Couris' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    16 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    16 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Couris

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    16 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.1 out of 5

    16 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Vision Care Correction
    3969 4th Ave Ste 301
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 291-6191 (Office)
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