Dr. Arpenik Avakian, MD

Dr. Arpenik Avakian, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Arpenik Avakian, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. She graduated from Yerevan State Medical Institute in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1370 116th Ave NE Ste 110

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 91% of peers
Eye Surgery
very high
more than 87% of peers
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
high
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Avakian's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Yerevan State Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Bapt Meml Hospital University Tenn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • First Moscow Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Avakian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Avakian's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avakian to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Avakian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Bad, didn't even ask why I came, my profession, how long I feel pain. Practically didn't ask any questions to find out the reason. Just friendly talked a lot explaining unrelated thing. I'm surprised.
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