Dr. Christopher Gualteri, MD

Dr. Christopher Gualteri, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Gualteri, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

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
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pterygium
high
more than 83% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 79% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gualteri "Dr. Gualtieri takes great pride in giving every patient, child and adult alike, 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!"
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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • 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
  • LASIK
  • Laser Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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 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. Gualteri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gualteri's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gualteri to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Gualteri'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
San Diego, CA |
Lasik, cataract surgery, Dr. Gualtieri has helped my family.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gualteri accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice POS
    Choice PPO
    Golden Choice PPO
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice PPO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Quality Point-of-Service POS
    Traditional Choice POS
    Traditional Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Security PPO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net POS
    Health Net PPO
    Medicare POS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid of California
  • SCAN Health Plan
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Gualteri has admitting privileges

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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