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Dr. Christopher Gualtieri, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Gualtieri

Christopher J Gualtieri M.D. LASIK & VISION CENTER

3969 4th Ave Ste 300 San Diego, CA 92103

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Dr. Christopher Gualtieri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Arizona in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

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

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 ...


  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications


Wake Forest Bowman Gray Sch Med
Residency Hospital
Scipps Mercy Hospital
Internship Hospital
University Of Arizona
Medical School
University Of San Diego
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


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(619) 688-2648

Dr. Gualtieri accepts the following insurance:

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
Prudent Buyer 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
Basic PPO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Covered California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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
Community Health Group
Davis Vision
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 HMO
Humana PPO
Medicaid of California
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare of California PPO
Part B Primary
Part B Secondary
Molina Healthcare
Railroad Medicare
SCAN Health Plan
Medicare Advantage HMO
Scripps Health
TriWest Champus
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare POS
Vision Service Plan (VSP)
VSP Choice Plan
VSP Exam Plus Plan
VSP Signature Plan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gualtieri's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gualtieri treats Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Gualtieri treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
Corneal Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gualtieri treats Corneal Diseases more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Gualtieri treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Eye Cancer

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gualtieri treats Eye Cancer more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Gualtieri treats this condition more than 41% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Retinal Cancer

Dr. Gualtieri's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Headache
  • Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
  • Infections
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Latisse
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Premium Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • 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
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy


Christopher J Gualtieri M.D. LASIK & VISION CENTER

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)