Dr. Danny Terhorst, MD

Dr. Danny Terhorst, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Danny Terhorst, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4405 Vandever Ave

San Diego, CA 92120

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  • Kaiser Permanente

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Pterygium Surgery
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more than 90% of peers
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease

10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • 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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Harbor Genl/ucla Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Eye Institute Med College Wisc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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