Dr. Dung Le, MD

Dr. Dung Le, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Dung Le, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

36921 Cook St Ste 103

Palm Desert, CA 92211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Le'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Le "Hal Le, MD is a caring and compassionate ophthalmologist that is well trained in all aspects of preserving eye health. He performs outstanding eye exams and can preserve vision by treatment of conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, dry eyes and diabetes. Dr. Hal Le has extensive experience in both traditional and advanced techniques to be able to customize the best solution to each patient's unique needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

15  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Retina and Vitreous 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.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Case Western Reserve U-U Of Cleveland Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cornell University Ny Presbyterian Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Le has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Le's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Le to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. Le'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 (5)

I was referred to Dr. Le and immediately was very pleased. His office staff and support people are kind and capable and made me feel very much at ease. Dr. Le has excellent credentials and when I had my cataracts taken care of, he did an excellent job. He was very much up on my health issues...more
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WOW - I woke up in bed and I could see – WITHOUT glasses for the first time in 60 years! My cataracts had gotten so bad I was blind in 1 eye and bad in the other. Dr. Hal Le was very professional and patient - answering all my questions and I felt at ease with him. He took care of both eyes and...more
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My husband and I have been paintents of Dr. Le for a couple of years and we have finally realized he is only out to make money. He tries to have you make unnecessary appointments that are not covered by our insurance. We have received bills that are not covered by our insurance and we were never...more
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Dr Le performed cataract surgery on both my eyes with great success. He was friendly and very professional. Never did he hesitate to answer my questions. Success story! I will continue to be his patient for all my vision needs.
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Dr. Le has taken care of me for several years. I have received excellent care at all times. He performed my cataract surgery in 2007 when he was with another clinic. When I found he opened his own practice, I immediately changed over. He is personable, professional and courteous at all times. ...more
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