Dr. Dorothy Calvin, MD

Dr. Dorothy Calvin, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Dorothy Calvin, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology doctor who practices in Northridge, CA. She is 51 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

Calvin and Calvin MDs

8833 Reseda Blvd Ste D

Northridge, CA 91324
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthCare Partners
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Graves' Disease
more than 58% of peers
more than 50% of peers
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
more than 46% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease


  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye 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.


  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • White Meml Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Childrens Hosp Of Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Calvin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Calvin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Calvin to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Calvin's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Simi Valley, CA |
Dr. Calvin is AMAZING! My son has been going to her for years and has had nothing but incredible care. She takes the time necessary to do a thorough job on the exam and is extremely patient and kind. My son has special needs and she is great at making any accommodations necessary for him so that...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Calvin is very thorough and patient as she examines her patients. She sees my 7-year-old and my 9 month old (who has been with her since he was 4 months old). She explains everything in a way that is easy to understand, and answers all my questions. She works well with both of my kids and is...more
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Dr. Calvin is very professional, intelligent, thorough, patient, and warm. My child has been a patient for almost two years. There is a child-friendly waiting room with lots of toys and a TV. Everyone in Dr. Calvin's office is pleasant to deal with. We are very pleased with Dr. Calvin and her...more
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in Porter Ranch |
We LOVE Dr. Calvin! She's always so thorough, attentive, patient, and responsive to our questions--not to mention kind. My twins are always excited to see her!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Calvin accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthCare Partners
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Northridge Hospital Medical Center
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Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
7300 Medical Center Dr
West Hills, CA 91307
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