Dr. Babak Shabatian, MD

Dr. Babak Shabatian, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Babak Shabatian, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

23441 Madison St Ste 200

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chalazion
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Shabatian'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.

Dr. Shabatian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shabatian "Dr. Shabatian attended the University of California in Los Angeles for his undergraduate studies. He earned a degree in Bachelors of Science and graduated with top honors of summa cum laude. He then went on to the prestigious Boston University School of Medicine to earn his Medical Degree, after which he completed an internship in General Surgery at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles California. He completed his ophthalmology residency training in New York at North Shore – Long Island Jewish Hospital, affiliates of New York University Medical Center and Albert Einstein School of Medicine. He was chosen to serve as the Chief Resident in his final year of residency. Dr. Shabatian then completed a sub-specialty Fellowship training in Medical Diseases of Vitreous and Retina at SUNY Downstate / Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn New York. Dr. Shabatian practices comprehensive ophthalmology with a focus on advanced cataract surgery and LASIK. He has performed thousands of procedures with excellent and predictable results. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is frequently invited to lecture on topics of refractive and advance cataract surgery. Dr. Shabatian enjoys his spare time with his and three children. His hobbies include beach volleyball, basketball, and snowboarding."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shabatian "Dr. Shabatian has a sense of compassion in his medical practice.  Upon meeting him, his patients will appreciate his warmth and positive energy.  "Eye surgery gives me the opportunity to transform lives in minutes.  I am committed to ensuring that my patients have a great experience at every level of their care.""

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scotoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • 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

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • North Shore & Lij Medical Centers
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shabatian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shabatian's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shabatian to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shabatian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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