Dr. Jonathan Cress, MD

Dr. Jonathan Cress, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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73 y/o
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Dr. Jonathan Cress, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Cruz, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Jonathan Cress, M.D.

526 Soquel Ave Ste B

Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Cress'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cress "My mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cress does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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19  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal 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 Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

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

  • Uc-Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • University Of Southern California School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Los Angeles County University Of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cress has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cress has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cress' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cress to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Cress' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cress is a friendly, caring and experienced physician with an extensive background in ophthalmology. I've been a patient for a number of years and hope that he continues his practice for many years to come.
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I've known Dr. Cress since he was doing his residency. He is not only very intelligent, but caring, well trained and has a pleasing manner.
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