Dr. Gavin Bahadur, MD

Dr. Gavin Bahadur, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gavin Bahadur, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1807 Wilshire Blvd Ste 203

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 87% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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.

Education

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • St Joseph Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bahadur has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bahadur's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bahadur to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Bahadur's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Santa Monica, CA
Dr. Bahadur has a great personal manner, was informative and helpful, and performed flawless bilateral cataract surgery. Now 20/20 distance vision in both eyes for the first time since I was eight years old.
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in Malibu, CA
I am outraged at the charges we received from Bahadur. All I did was go for a general, yearly exam. He charged $830 for the visit. A Medicare rip-off. He also gave me a prescription for a dry eyes medicine that was extremely expensive. It runs $500- my co- pay was $70. It turned out not be of...more
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in Los Angeles, CA
Waited over a month to see what was supposedly best doctor at Jules Stein Eye Clinic. Made to wait over an hour. An assistant/tech did most of the testing and questions. When Bahadur finally came in, he kept leaving (over 4 times, lost count). Had to pry out of him if everything was ok. He...more
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