Dr. Carole Casteen, MD

Dr. Carole Casteen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
(19)
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Dr. Carole Casteen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1026 Calloway Dr # 200

Bakersfield, CA 93312

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • National Elevator
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Casteen'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Casteen does not have any board certifications listed.

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects

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

  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pacific Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Casteen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Casteen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Casteen's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Casteen to family and friends
19 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Casteen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

The wait time is a little long, but once I got in to see Dr. Casteen I understand why. Dr Casteen took time to help me understand exactly what was going on in my circumstance, and I left feeling encouraged and well cared for. She's an awesome doctor and I highly recommend her!
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