Dr. Michael Couris, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 49

3969 4th Ave Ste 301
San Diego, CA 92103
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  • Ophthalmology

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

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Vision Care Correction
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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
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    Background Check for Dr. Couris

    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

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    4.8
    • 11 responses
    • 1 review

    4.8 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in San Diego, CA |

    In my first appt. today, he did several tests within an hour. I have spent a half day or more at Shiley, with far less customer interaction and explanation. Can't get much better than this Doc

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    Vision Care Correction
    3969 4th Ave Ste 301
    San Diego, CA 92103
    (619) 291-6191 (Office)
    (619) 291-0049 (Fax)
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