Dr. John Bokosky, MD

Dr. John Bokosky, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. John Bokosky, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3939 3rd Ave

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bokosky'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*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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20  Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement 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

  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital-San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Wisconsin-Madison
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Michigan Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bokosky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bokosky's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bokosky to family and friends
23 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bokosky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Bokosky is arrogant, judgemental, rude. He's the only cornea specialist listed on my father's insurance. I am changing my father's insurance because of him.
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Horrible from start to finish, Some doctors don’t know how to run a business.
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his staff is the rudest group of people i have ever met. they refuse to put records in my files, refuse to send my files to my primary doctor, they refuse to answer phones or return calls. Dr. bokosky himself is a great doctor but his staff just ruins it for him.
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Spent 2 1/2 hours in the office to have the doctor spend no more than 2 minutes. I didn't feel like he spent any time getting familiar with my medical hisotory or my needs. Very impersonal and arrogant.
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I have been visiting the SD Eye Clinic for three years. In that time, I've seen three eye doctor's. Each was helpful, respectful, and attentive. I never had to wait long, and there was always parking available. Today, however, I saw Dr. Bokowsky. I waited 2.5 hours, there was no parking, and the...more
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