Dr. Arkady Kagan, MD

Dr. Arkady Kagan, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Arkady Kagan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.

16542 Ventura Blvd Ste 120

Encino, CA 91436

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kagan "As a patient must put your trust in the hands of a surgeon who has your best interest in mind. If Dr. Kagan doesn't think you need a procedure or that it will not give you a significant improvement he will tell you. In fact, Dr. Kagan routinely turns away about 25 % of patients for this matter. Dr. Kagan will always give you an honest opinion about your condition and the best options for personalized treatment. We look at the relationship with every patient as mutually beneficial and long-term."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cluster Headache
  • Common Migraine
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Scars
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Headache
  • Skin Aging
  • Tension Headache
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Wrinkles
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44  Procedures

  • Astigmatism Correction Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemical Peel
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Conductive Keratoplasty (CK)
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Neck Lift
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) 
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection
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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.


  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Wadsworth Va Med Center UCLA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Ophthalmologist, 2004
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kagan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kagan to family and friends
51 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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Dr. Kagan'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 (13)

I am SO HAPPY with my vision! I have been wearing glasses for 20 years and contacts for 15. I was completely dependent on them, without them I could not see my hand in front of my face. Dr. Kagan did my PRK vision correction surgery. It has been a month since my procedure and my vision is 20/20....more
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Dr Kagan is truly amazing talent. I had my first eye lid surgery about year ego, effect was so great that I came back little later for lower eye lid producer with the trust only. During the whole surgery I felt really comfortable and I didn't feel any pain. Dr Kagan's work is always very meticulous...more
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Over Thanksgiving break Dr. Kagan performed PRK surgery on both my eyes. He came highly recommended from my long time optometrist, also in Encino so I trusted her. His Encino office and staff are very professional, close to my house, I've been wearing glasses since I was 9 years old. Today at age...more
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A week ago I had a fractional CO2 on my face and neck performed by Dr. Kagan. I am well aware that the final results will not be noticeable for few more weeks, I am so happy with my skin only a week after! I wanted to tackle my stubborn brown spots and deeper wrinkles. What a miracle this is! ...more
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After 38 years of wearing reading glasses, bifocals or progressive lenses, I had the conductive keratoplasty procedure performed by Dr. Kagan. For the next 4 years I had no need to wear glasses, even though my work requires a lot of reading. I knew the procedure's effects would not be permanent...more
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