Dr. George Tanaka, MD
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Dr. George Tanaka, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Biography

Dr. George Tanaka, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Tanaka is affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Camp and California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus.

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Dr. Tanaka's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Tanaka's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Clinical Faculty Teaching Award - California Pacific Medical Center, 1999
    • Graduation with High Honors - Princeton University, 1986
    • Clinical Faculty Teaching Award - California Pacific Medical Center, 2002
    • Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Society - Princeton University, 1985
    • Erdbrink Resident Research Award - California Pacific Medical Center, 1995
    • Fight for Sight Student Fellowship Award - National Society to Prevent Blindness, 1989
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Auburn Hospital

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    California Pacific Med Ctr-California

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern University Medical School

    Completed in 1998

  • Undergraduate School
    Princeton University

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery