Dr. Carl Hartman, MD

Dr. Carl Hartman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Carl Hartman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Alamitos, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

3801 Katella Ave Ste 130

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 83% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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Dr. Hartman's bio

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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye

9  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of California Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California, Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Full Clinical Professor. University Of California, Irvine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hartman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hartman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hartman to family and friends
87 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (87)

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Dr. Hartman'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 (43)

I had cataract surgery on both eyes. Dr. Carl Hartman is a fantastic doctor, both in skill and bedside manner. He's very experienced, takes time to listen to his patients, and has a wonderful support staff. I highly recommend him to others.
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Professional and approachable, Carl Hartman is a physician with a serious talent for diagnosing problems and issues. He has a gentle touch and an ability sense when a problem simply needs time. He does not rush into therapies that do more harm than good and he carries himself like a true healer. I...more
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Dr. Hartman is a very caring and thorough person. Eye tests are done with completeness and great care. The staff in Dr. Hartman's office are gentle and explain all eye procedures performed. Dr. Harman is very informative and has high regard for his patients in his care.
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Dr. Carl Hartman and his staff are courteous, professional and extremely competent. I have been going to him for 10 years. His easy style kept me calm during my cataract surgery and his surgeryfollow-up is thorough. I would not trust my eyes to anyone else.
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Great Doctor. Very happy with results.
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