Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD
Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Ridgecrest, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Opatowsky is affiliated with Palmdale Regional Medical Center and Antelope Valley Hospital.

1409 N Norma St

Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Contact Information

(877) 422-7357

Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD

Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Polar Cataract 2
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract - Congenital Ichthyosis
  • Cataract - Microcornea Syndrome
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Cataract Dental Syndrome
  • Cataract, Microphthalmia - Nystagmus
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma in Phacomatoses
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scatter Laser Treatment
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

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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

  • University Of California At Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Opatowsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Opatowsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Opatowsky to family and friends
5.0
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Opatowsky's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Ridgecrest, CA |
The doctor and staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and always willing to answer your questions. The doctor is extremely knowledgeable of diseases of the eye and if he cannot treat your issue he has knowledge of professionals who can help. I have never waited for more than 15 minutes to start my appointment. The whole office runs like a well oiled clock!
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Dr. Opatowsky accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Opatowsky has admitting privileges

Antelope Valley Hospital
1600 W Avenue J
Lancaster, CA 93534
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Palmdale Regional Medical Center
38600 Medical Center Dr
Palmdale, CA 93551
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