Dr. Christopher Gualtieri, MD

Dr. Christopher Gualtieri, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Christopher Gualtieri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

3969 4th Ave Ste 300

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Group
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 83% of peers
more than 79% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gualtieri "Dr. Gualtieri takes great pride in giving every patient personal attention and providing the best eye care possible through state of the art technology and techniques. He makes it a point to treat every patient like a family member - from a friendly warm hello at the beginning of the exam to a detailed discussion of his findings and treatment recommendation at the conclusion, you will know that your best interests are foremost. Give us a try!"

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Infections
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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46  Procedures

  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Latisse
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Raindrop® Near Vision Inlay Procedure
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy


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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 San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Scipps Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Wake Forest Bowman Gray Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gualtieri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Gualtieri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gualtieri to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Gualtieri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Lasik, cataract surgery, Dr. Gualtieri has helped my family.
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