Dr. George Nakano, MD

Dr. George Nakano, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. George Nakano, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

900 Welch Rd Ste 402

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Trichiasis
high
more than 88% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 82% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
normal
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Nakano'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*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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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

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • San Francisco Chldns Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nakano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nakano's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Nakano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My wife and I visited Mid-Peninsula Ophthalmology Medical Group office for an eye exam on October 7, 2016. On 10/15 I developed first symptoms of viral and bacterial conjunctivitis ("red eye"). My wife developed similar symptoms next day. Viral conjunctivitis incubation period is between 2 and 14...more
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