Dr. Christopher Sturbaum, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 56
  
Dr. Sturbaum
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Empire Eye Physicians, PS

1414 N Houk Rd Ste 103 Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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Dr. Christopher Sturbaum, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Spokane Valley, WA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of North Carolina School of Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with Providence St. Joseph's Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sturbaum to book an appointment.


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Dr Sturbaum performed 2 very difficult eye surgeries flawlessly preventing what would have been eventual blindness. His staff was well trained and well coordinated for thorough and timely care. They handled my questions and my anxiety appropriately. The result: better than 20/20 vision.
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Care Philosophy

Empire Eye Physicians has been devoted to the vision and eye health of patients throughout the Inland Northwest for over 60 years. Our mission is to provide excellence in eye care and co-management services through our experience, professionalism and...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Education

1997
Herman Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1996
U Tex Med Br
Residency Hospital
1993
Moses H Cone Meml Hosp
Internship Hospital
1992
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Medical School

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(509) 928-8040

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Dr. Sturbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Foreign Body Removal from Eye
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Dr. Sturbaum performs Foreign Body Removal from Eye more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Sturbaum performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Eye Infections
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Dr. Sturbaum treats Eye Infections more than 77% of his peers

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

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Dr. Sturbaum treats Eyelid Disorders more than 77% of his peers

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

Dr. Sturbaum's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Empire Eye Physicians, PS1414 N Houk Rd Ste 103 Spokane Valley, WA 99216
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