Dr. David Najafi, MD

Dr. David Najafi, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. David Najafi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

9834 Genesee Ave Ste 200

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Najafi'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

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Melanoma
  • Choroiditis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Harada's Disease
  • Hyphema
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intraocular Hemorrhage
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridodialysis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Macules, Hereditary, Congenital Hypopigmented and Hyperpigmented
  • Malignant Melanoma of Ciliary Body
  • Malignant Melanoma of Iris
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Macugen® Injection
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • 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

  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Ca
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • San Diego Magazine: Top Doctors of San Diego, 2010
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Najafi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afghani
  • Farsi
  • Persian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Najafi's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Najafi to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Najafi'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

    16 to 30 minutes
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