Dr. John Slight, MD

Dr. John Slight, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
Dr. John Slight, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1961 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story


La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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more than 70% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
more than 53% of peers
more than 40% of peers

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Dr. Slight's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Slight "Rigby Slight, , M.D., is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and acts as Associate Clinical Professor specializing in Glaucoma. Dr. Slight’s clinical interests include clinical research in glaucoma and work at the UC San Diego Optic Disc Reading Center."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

5  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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.


  • Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Lac-Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slight has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slight's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slight to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Slight's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

We recently transferred to Shiley from Scripps and are very pleased to have met Dr Slight to get us started.
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