Dr. John Cotter, MD

Dr. John Cotter, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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71 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Cotter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Limberg Eye Surgery

1270 Peach St

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratoconus
very high
more than 95% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cotter "To provide my patients with the highest quality individualized eye care experience in a professional team environment."
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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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • 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
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina and Vitreous 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

  • University Of Kansas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of Kansas
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Truman & St Lukes Hosp-University Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baylor U/Iking Khahd Eve Spec Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hote Dieu Hosp
    Other Education | Completed
  • Research
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cotter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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