Dr. Adam Dao, MD

Dr. Adam Dao, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Adam Dao, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & external diseases.

3405 Kenyon St Ste 513

San Diego, CA 92110

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dao "Dr. Dao's treatment philosophy is to treat each and every patient with the same personalized attention and care as he would his own family member. He believes in patient empowerment and believes that the ophthalmologist and patient are a team with the shared goal of maximizing vision and quality of life."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dao does not have any board certifications listed.

18  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

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.


  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dao to family and friends
15 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 1

Dr. Dao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Great experience for eye exam. Friendly and professional staff and doctor. Listened to my concerns and explained what they were doing throughout the exam. Do plan on spending at least an hour if you're having an entire eye exam though, especially if you haven't before, as the different...more
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I had cataract surgery with Dr. Dao in both eyes. I did elect to have the laser cataract surgery as well as the premium Symfony lens implanted in my eye. From his office, to his staff, to the surgical facilities, everything was professional and I felt cared for during the entire process. It is a...more
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I just went to see Dr. Dao for the first time. I found his office staff to be very kind, helpful, and efficient. My visit only got better. His technician was amazing. She explained everything that she was doing and was just delightful. Dr. Dao then met with me and was very thorough and spent plenty...more
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I took my Mom in to see D. Dao I need an urgent situation. We were impressed with his thoroughness and the friendliness of the staff. My Mom will definitely continue to use him as her ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Dao did cataract surgery for me in both eyes and implanted the Symfony premium lens. The experience was fabulous and he kept me informed every step of the way both pre- during- and post-op. It's amazing to be glasses-free after 30 years of wearing glasses (bifocals and reading glasses)
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