Dr. Diana Kersten, MD

Dr. Diana Kersten, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Diana Kersten, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Clemente, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

665 Camino De Los Mares Ste 102

San Clemente, CA 92673

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. Kersten performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Kersten'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*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • 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.


  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mt Zion Mc Uc San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Harvard University Mass Eye Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Project Orbis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kersten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kersten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kersten to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kersten's 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 (1)

I had cataract surgery with Dr. Kersten, need to do the other eye and will do so with no hesitation or worry.
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