Dr. Ali Banihashemi, MD

Dr. Ali Banihashemi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Ali Banihashemi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5000 Physicians Blvd Ste 100

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 77% of peers
more than 63% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 62% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease


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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 California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • La State University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Banihashemi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Banihashemi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Banihashemi to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Banihashemi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I told them I am allergic to all of the Caine drug. They used them anyway as I was asking if the drops they were putting in my eyes had Caine drugs and they said no. Minutes after leaving his office I was in my primary care doctors office, red from head to two and throat fighting up!! The offices...more
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