Dr. David Aizuss, MD

Dr. David Aizuss, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Aizuss, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 750

Encino, CA 91436
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Aizuss "Our motto at Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley is the we provide a lifetime of care for your eyes. From children to seniors, we provide both comprehensive and subspecialty ophthalmic care in a care and warm environment. We know our patients as unique individuals and treat them in the same we want ourselves and members of our families treated. As the largest and longest established ophthalmology group in the San Fernando Valley, we maintain a high standard of excellence in our patient care."

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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 Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Evanston Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst/UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Los Angeles Magazine's Top Doctors Award, 2008-2012
  • On Time Physician Award, 2010-2012
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor/Achievment Award, 1992
  • Compassionate Doctor Award, 2010, 2011
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2012
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Honor/ Advanced Achievment Award, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Aizuss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aizuss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aizuss to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Aizuss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I have been a patient of Dr Aizuss for over 10 years. He has invariably been, patient, prompt and extremely knowledgeable and efficient in solving my visual problems . I have great confidence in his skills and ability.
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I couldn't find another doctor like Aizuss with such a stellar reputation. I highly recommend him!
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I am a recent transplant from NY to LA & my cousin referred me to Dr. Aizuss. I always had the good fortune of having a good ophthalmologist in NY, but now I have a great ophthalmologist. The staff who do the preliminary testing are friendly & very professional. As for Dr. Aizuss, he is warm,...more
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Dr. Aizuss has been my doctor for over 20 years. I recently had cataract surgery in both eyes and have been so pleased with his skill, aftercare, responsiveness to my many questions, and general caring. Recommend him highly.
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I have been going to Dr. Aizuss for many years. I have been very happy on all my visits. I just had cataract surgery and lens replacements which allows me to see and read without corrected lenses for the first time. I have been wearing glssses since the third grade and I am now 80 years old. It is...more
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