Dr. David Sacks, MD

Dr. David Sacks, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
(21)
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Dr. David Sacks, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from U Of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

999 N Tustin Ave Ste 122

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers
Pterygium
normal
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Sacks'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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3  Procedures

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

  • U Of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Johannesburg Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • U Witwatersrand
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • SUNY Downstate Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sacks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sacks' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sacks to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Sacks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

I have been going to Dr. Sacks for 20+ years. He is very direct and candid. He is professional, capable, and gifted. He did both of my cataract surgeries many years ago, and I would not let anyone else examine or treat my eyes. I have recommended him to my daughters, my husband and many others....more
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Dr. Sacks recently performed cataract surgery on both my eyes. I have better vision now than when I was born! Surgery was painless and quick. He is thoughtful and considerate. I like his no nonsense approach - gives easy to understand instructions and I felt he really cared about the success of...more
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Amazing Dr ????
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Terrible first and last appointment. Will NEVER see this dr. again. Staff is cold, rude and unprofessional. Obviously following in doctors footsteps. I was told to sit on a bench where a staff member put drops in my eyes but failed to mention what the drops were for until AFTER . The Dr....more
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Saw Dr. Sacks for cataracts. He was very professional, prompt, thorough and explained everything in detail and to where I understood. Would highly recommend him to others.
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