Dr. George Hewes, MD

Dr. George Hewes, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 77
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Hewes, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 77 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Hewes is affiliated with O'Connor Hospital.

3801 Miranda Ave Ste 112B1

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

(650) 493-5000

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Tear Duct Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Blocked Tear Duct
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid 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

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • King Co Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hewes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hewes does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hewes and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Hewes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hewes to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Hewes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Monterey, CA |
I highly recommend Dr. Hewes for his ability to practice medicine competently and compassionately. He is top of the line.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hewes accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hewes has admitting privileges

O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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