Dr. Robert Bhisitkul, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 53

533 PARNASSUS AVE U559
San Francisco, CA 94143
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Dr. Bhisitkul's Experience

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Dr. Bhisitkul's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UCSF Ophthalmology
UCSF Ophthalmology
533 PARNASSUS AVE U559
San Francisco, CA 94143
UCSF Ophthalmology
533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94143
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    Dr. Bhisitkul's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Esotropia
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    • Exotropia
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Bhisitkul

    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

    Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary
    St Vincent's Hsp And M C Ny
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bhisitkul & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 87.4% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Bhisitkul's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus where Dr. Bhisitkul has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bhisitkul

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bhisitkul to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Bhisitkul's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Bhisitkul

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    UCSF Ophthalmology
    533 PARNASSUS AVE U559
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    (415) 514-8200 (Office)
    (415) 514-6936 (Fax)
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    UCSF Ophthalmology
    533 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94143
    (415) 353-2938 (Office)
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