Dr. Eliot Siegel, MD

Dr. Eliot Siegel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Eliot Siegel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Eliot Siegel MD Inc

1301 20th St Ste 260

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
more than 85% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Siegel'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*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Reconstructive Eyelid 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.


  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Mt Zion Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Siegel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Siegel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Siegel to family and friends
24 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Siegel'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 (12)

Dr. Eliot Siegel has been by eye doctor for over 10. I became a patient 9f his when the eye doctor that I was using told me that I had a retinal tear and needed immediate surgery. She called Dr. Siegel and set up an appointment for me with him that day. He successfully preformed the surgery that...more
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Unique today, a doctor that gives a thorough exam, listens to you and really cares about your health. The staff Is knowledgeable and nice.
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Dedicated, well trained, experienced and cares.
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Dr. Siegel was extremely careful and through, he listened to all my questions, did an extensive exam, and then gave me explanations for his findings, He took as much time as I needed to get my questions answered. My pain improved dramatically, and my eyesight immediately got better due to his...more
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Excellent physician: knowledgeable, caring and friendly.
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