Dr. Dilsher Dhoot, MD

Dr. Dilsher Dhoot, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 38
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Dr. Dilsher Dhoot, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from OR HLTH SCI UNIV SCH OF MED in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

525 E Micheltorena St Ste A

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Contact Information

(805) 966-7085

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Dhoot'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.

Dr. Dhoot's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dhoot "Dr. Dilsher S. Dhoot was raised in California and received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to complete his medical degree at Oregon Health Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr Dhoot remained in Portland for his residency training in ophthalmology at the renowned Casey Eye Institute. After completing his residency, Dr. Dhoot pursued fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. The Cleveland Clinic is a global leader in medical innovation and care and is consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the world. While at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Dhoot worked closely with Drs. Daniel F. Martin and Peter K. Kaiser both of whom are considered among the world’s leading experts in vitreoretinal surgery and research. Dr. Dhoot has been honored with several awards during his education. He received the prestigious OHSU Medical Student Research Award. During his residency, he was selected as resident of the year for his graduating class. Dr. Dhoot has presented his research at national and international conferences. He has also published numerous book chapters and research articles in several journals including the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging. Dr. Dhoot has been active in clinical research for many years. Recently, he has been an investigator in clinical research trials for the treatment of age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Dhoot is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Retina Specialists."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dhoot "As vitreoretinal specialists, we provide comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for all disorders of the retina, macula and vitreous. We focus on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of these conditions. Many abnormalities of the retina and vitreous may cause visual loss. These disorders include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, macular holes, macular edema and epiretinal membranes. Our practice has multiple locations throughout Central California to serve our patients."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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

  • OR HLTH SCI UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dhoot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Society of Retina Specialists, Member
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member

Dr. Dhoot's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dhoot to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Dhoot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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