Dr. John Bokosky, MD

Dr. John Bokosky, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(22)
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Dr. John Bokosky, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

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
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

  • 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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bokosky to family and friends
3.0
based on 22 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

Dr. Bokosky's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY 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 (6)

Carlsbad, CA |
Horrible from start to finish, Some doctors don’t know how to run a business.
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San Diego, CA |
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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Spring Valley, CA |
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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San Diego, CA |
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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Dr. Bokosky came highly recommended by my optometrist. He is an extremely talented surgeon. However, he has his staff schedule 10 mins per patient, so he has little or no time to answer questions. My other docs couldn't get him to return their calls. During my surgery (conscious sedation) , he made...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bokosky accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Bokosky has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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