Dr. Joel Corwin, MD

Dr. Joel Corwin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Corwin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3085 Loma Vista Rd

Ventura, CA 93003

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Hole
very high
more than 99% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 99% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Corwin "Offers high-quality, individualized care with compassion. Believes communication and collaboration with patients is the foundation for effective relationships. Through effective education, patients are empowered to partner in their care and achieve their health goals."
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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

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mastocytosis - Short Stature - Hearing Loss
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • 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 Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • The Warren Alpert Medical School Of Brown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tufts New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mass EE Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Corwin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Corwin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Corwin to family and friends
2.2
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Corwin's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

this guy detatched my retina.
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Dr. Corwin is a no nonsense guy., don't expect a lot of small talk but know that your questions will be answered. Totally trust him and that is most important since meds are injected into my eye every 2 months or so. Wait time varies according to how many appointments are before mine and how long...more
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Dr. Corwin was deceptive about the need for surgery when advising a procedure that he performed at his own clinic in Thousand Oaks. The surgery failed nearly causing blindness.He performed a second surgery to correct the first. I lost faith in Dr. Corwin and went to Jules stien Eye Institute at...more
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