Dr. Brent Norman, MD

Dr. Brent Norman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Brent Norman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

361 Hospital Rd Ste 126

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 86% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
more than 78% of peers
Eye Surgery
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.


  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • St Lukes-Baylor Coll Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Estelle Doheny Eye Fdn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Norman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Norman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norman to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Norman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Norman seems skilled as an ophthalmologist. However, this was a dehumanizing experience- 30 min. in waiting room, 10 minute vision test and dilation, followed by 60 min. wait for a 5 min. imaging, then 30 minutes to see doctor-over 2 hours before I even saw the doctor. Other patients...more
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I love this guy! He is personable and an excellent dr. I had gone into emergency on Saturday with a detached retina. He met me at his office on Sunday morning and did the surgery that day! A Sunday! I couldn't believe it! He must be a very caring person to do that!
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I would be blind if it were not for Dr. Norman. He has been my ophthalmologist for 20 years and I would not let anyone else near my eyes. I trust him implicitly as a person and as a surgeon. He is a brilliant physician with a warm and kind heart. Some of his staff have been with him as long as I...more
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