Dr. Franklin Crystal, MD

Dr. Franklin Crystal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Franklin Crystal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in El Cajon, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1969 and specializes in ophthalmology.

225 W Madison Ave Ste 1

El Cajon, CA 92020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Crystal'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*

35  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

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

  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Metro Hosp Ctr-Ny Med Sch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Downstate Med Ctr-Suny Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Crystal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Crystal's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Crystal to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Crystal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I think Dr. Crystal needs to retire. I went to see a specialist because my eyes where out of focus and I was having excessive mucus in my eyes. He came in at the end of the appointment, for 5 minutes at the most. He wrote a prescription and when I asked him if I needed new glasses , he said if you...more
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