Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD

Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
(12)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

Retina Vitreous Associates Medical Group

1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 380

Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Neighborhood Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Esmaili "As a retina specialist, I feel privileged that my patients trust me with the precious gift of sight. I approach each patient as if they were my own family member, and aim to combine the most cutting edge technology with compassion and respect to provide each patient with a course of treatment that is customized to their unique needs."
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retinal Thermal Laser Therapy
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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 California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University Of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Esmaili has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Esmaili's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Esmaili to family and friends
4.7
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Esmaili'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Santa Ana, CA |
During an office visit, Dr. Esmaili performed a 20 minutes exam and spent 30 minutes explaining to me about my eye problem and what steps I need to take in the future, even though I was told that that day was one of their busiest day. Taking time to explain my issue and making sure I understand...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Unbelievably positive experience with a highly skilled medical professional who combines world class treatment with a pleasant and engaging "bedside" manner. While I hope not to require his services in the future, if I do, I know I will be in the best hands!
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Los Angeles, CA |
He is awesome, explained everything, gentle, and responsive
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Esmaili accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Esmaili has admitting privileges

California Hospital Medical Center
1401 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
438 W Las Tunas Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91776
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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd
Glendale, CA 91208
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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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