Dr. Ali Zaidi, MD

Dr. Ali Zaidi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Ali Zaidi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2100 Webster St Ste 214

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zaidi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Zaidi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zaidi "Dr. Ali Zaidi is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in the treatment of retinal, macular, vitreous diseases and surgery. Dr. Zaidi strives to treat all his patients as if they were his own family. Dr. Zaidi offers comprehensive eye care as well as specialty care in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, macular holes, and retinal detachments. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society for Retina Specialist through which he keeps up to date with the latest in eye care. Dr. Zaidi has published in major ophthalmology journals, including Ophthalmology and Retina. He is looking forward to helping with the teaching of the ophthalmology residents at California Pacific Medical Center."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zaidi "Our practice is committed to providing the highest quality care to all of our patients. We stand for service and products that allow human beings to live healthier, happier lives. We are determined to improve and unleash the full potential of sight so that everyone can truly be the best version of themselves."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • 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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Scheie Eye Institute, University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Scheie Eye Institute, University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zaidi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Hindi
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zaidi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaidi to family and friends
23 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Zaidi'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 (14)

The doctor is very nice, friendly, and professional.
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I LOVE this office. Everyone is efficient, kind and respectful. They are so accommodating too. I showed up 45 minutes early for my appt and they worked me in. Dr. Zaidi is the BEST. I look forward to my visit with him.
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He discovered new problems in my right eye. Small detachment and is looking into laser procedure. I had the laser treatment today.
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Love Dr. Zaidi
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Dr. Zaidi is calm, professional and pleasant. He is effortlessly competent.
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