Dr. David Paikal, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 47

Dr. David Paikal, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Encino, CA and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Adventist Health White Memorial and Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Paikal to book an appointment.

Dr. Paikal

David Paikal MD Inc

16661 Ventura Blvd Ste 522 Encino, CA 91436
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Paikal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paikal treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Paikal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Allergic Conjunctivitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paikal treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Paikal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Floaters
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Paikal treats Floaters more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Paikal treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Paikal's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(818) 981-1663

Dr. Paikal accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA HMO
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Minimum Coverage-CA HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
Pathway X - Network-CA HMO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 70 Off Exchange (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Silver 73 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Humana
Choice Care PPO
LACare
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Paikal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Paikal

3.0

Based on 5 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional and courteous physician. Busy office—you might wait a few extra minutes—but it’s worth it for an ophthalmologist of such skill and integrity as Dr Paikal. He made my cataract surgery experience bearable. I was very pleased.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Biography

Dr. David Paikal, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Encino, CA and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from David Geffen...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

Ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
2004
Ucla Jules Stein Eye Institute
Residency Hospital
2001
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
2000
University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Persian
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Paikal, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. David Paikal, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Paikal frequently treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Allergic Conjunctivitis, and Floaters. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Paikal treats.

Where is Dr. David Paikal, MD's office located?

Dr. Paikal's office is located at 16661 Ventura Blvd Ste 522, Encino, CA 91436. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. David Paikal, MD speak?

Dr. Paikal speaks Spanish, Arabic, and Farsi. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

David Paikal MD Inc16661 Ventura Blvd Ste 522 Encino, CA 91436
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  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Paikal is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Adventist Health White Memorial

Los Angeles, CA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center

Tarzana, CA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Van Nuys, CA

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average