Dr. Aarthi Vinca, MD

Dr. Aarthi Vinca, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Aarthi Vinca, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Mateo, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

101 S San Mateo Dr Ste 310

San Mateo, CA 94401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 78% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 64% of peers
more than 52% of peers

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Dr. Vinca's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vinca "Dr. Vinca believes in meticulous and compassionate patient care. She specializes in LASIK vision correction, glaucoma and cataract surgery and management, and complete eye exams. She earned her medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School and is currently a Clinical Instructor at Northwestern. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained in Glaucoma. Dr. Vinca is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Glaucoma Society. She has a passion for service work, and has participated in cataract surgical mission trips to Mexico."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

33  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • North Shore-LIJ Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • U Eye Specialists
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vinca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vinca's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vinca to family and friends
50 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vinca's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr. Vinca is an excellent physician. Extremely knowledgeable and excellent bedside manner. I highly recommend her.
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Visiting Dr. Vinca has always been a positive experience. Dr. Vinca addresses your eye issues with patience and professionalism, and is personable. She can explain what's going on with your eyes and make you feel comfortable, can't ask for a better doctor. I've been seeing Dr. Vinca for several...more
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Dr. Vinca has been our family opthalmologist for almost four years now. She is a warm and caring practitioner who is genuinely concerned about her patients. She is very knowledgeable in her field of practice, thorough, and takes the time to explain to the patient the process, diagnosis,...more
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Dr. Vinca has saved my vision and given me hope for the future. I trust her so much I have recommended her to all my friends and family. She has treated my glaucoma with great care for at least 7-8 years. With Dr. Vinca's expert medical advice, caring surgical hands, & Rx treatments my vision...more
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Dr. Vinca is caring and dedicated doctor. When I was having trouble with my eyes, she took me in IMMEDIATELY and found that I had a torn retina. She then directed me to a retina doctor, at once. Even the retina doctor said it took a skilled dictor to pick up the tear. That most doctors wouId havw...more
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