Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD

Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD

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

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Dr. Daniel Esmaili, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

See how frequently Dr. Esmaili performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Esmaili's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  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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21  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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

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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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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He is awesome, explained everything, gentle, and responsive
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