Dr. Douglas Sakamoto, MD

Dr. Douglas Sakamoto, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Douglas Sakamoto, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.

23609 Hawthorne Blvd

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Sakamoto'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*

38  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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5  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.


  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sakamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sakamoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sakamoto to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sakamoto'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 (2)

I would leave 0 stars if I could. Extremely rude, poor bedside manner. Decided he didn't think I had an eye problem before he even examined my eye. Ignored my concerns because he had already decided everything was due to "allergies" even though one eye is fine and the other one has a problem. AVOID...more
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I have always taken my family here, I used to take my grandma to his father. I take my dad here now, however the receptionist is extremely rude, mere mentioning that my dad is having trouble driving set her off. Being a doctor myself I would never stand for my staff speaking to patients in such a...more
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