Dr. Alessandro Castellarin, MD

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Dr. Alessandro Castellarin, MD
Dr. Castellarin graduated first in his class from the University of Verona School of Medicine in Verona, Italy. Following his ophthalmology training, he completed an ophthalmology residency summa cum laude and then became an instructor of ophthalmology at the Verona School of Medicine. In addition to working in a clinical practice, Dr. Castellarin was a primary investigator in the Verona Diabetes Study. After several years of research and teaching in Italy, Dr. Castellarin moved to the United States where he completed a general surgery internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center. Then, during an additional ophthalmology residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark , New Jersey, Dr. Castellarin was chosen to be chief resident. He was also presented with the Alfonse Cinotti Award in recognition of his academic and professional excellence as an ophthalmology resident. Dr. Castellarin received his vitreoretinal fellowship training at Emory University with pioneer surgeon, Dr. Thomas Aaberg. Dr. Castellarin has recently been nationally recognized as the top retina fellow. He was presented with the prestigious Ronald M. Michels Fellowship Award for his contributions to vitreoretinal research and surgery. He was also honored with a National Eye Institute Travel Grant during his work at Emory University. His research interests include diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration and retinal pigment epithelium transplantation. Dr. Castellarin has also been involved in several national multicenter clinical trials and results of his work have been published in highly acclaimed journals such as Ophthalmology, Retina, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the British Journal of Ophthalmology and The Lancet. Dr. Castellarin is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

California Retina Consultants

525 E Micheltorena St Ste A

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Contact Information

(805) 966-7085

Dr. Alessandro Castellarin, MD

Dr. Alessandro Castellarin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

As vitreoretinal specialists, we provide comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for all disorders of the retina, macula and vitreous. We focus on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of these conditions. Many abnormalities of the retina and vitreous may cause visual loss. These disorders include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular edema and epiretinal membranes. Our practice has multiple locations throughout Central California to serve our patients.
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Dr. Castellarin's Experience

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Dr. Castellarin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.

Education

  • Universita Degli Studi Di Verona, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castellarin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castellarin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castellarin to family and friends
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Dr. Castellarin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Hospitals where Dr. Castellarin has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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