Dr. Joshua Babad, MD

Dr. Joshua Babad, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joshua Babad, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Santa Cruz, CA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

515 Soquel Ave

Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 80% of peers
Chalazion
normal
more than 79% of peers
Floaters
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Babad "Listen, Explain, and Treat"
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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

  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser 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

  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babad to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Babad's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Santa Cruz, CA |
The doctor is awkward/creepy. He may have years of experience in his field, but he is not a good doctor. He allowed my son, who has 'Lazy Eye' to go with that condition for many years with NO treatment. We went to see a much better doctor in SC, who treated all of us with dignity and respect, and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Babad accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • 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
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Babad has admitting privileges

Dominican Hospital
1555 Soquel Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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