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Dr. Joseph Oldenburg, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Oldenburg

Pacific Eye

628 California Blvd Ste D San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Dr. Joseph Oldenburg, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatrics.


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(805) 545-8100

Dr. Oldenburg accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Oldenburg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oldenburg treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Oldenburg treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Corneal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oldenburg treats Corneal Diseases more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Oldenburg treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Eye Infections
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oldenburg treats Eye Infections more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Oldenburg treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Oldenburg's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • 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
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Usc Estelle Doheny Eye Found
Residency Hospital
1981
Rainbow Babies and Child Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1980
Emory University
Medical School
1990
1981
1981
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Oldenburg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Oldenburg

3.2

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Oldenburg has taken care of my eyes for at least 10 years, had cataract surgery in 2016 ,can still read without glasses 3 years later
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For many years I had only needed an Optometrist for the usual annual checkups plus monitoring my cataracts and eye pressure and both were acceptable. Three years ago I had an issue with my right eye that required a specialist and I was referred to Dr. Oldenburg who has been my Opthamologist since then. For the first two years my office visits were in Morro Bay and only needed to go to SLO for advanced testing. The new SLO office is a significant improvement over the old SLO office. The receptio
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