Dr. Katerina Kurteeva, MD

Dr. Katerina Kurteeva, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Katerina Kurteeva, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read her story

400 Newport Center Dr Ste 404

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Herpetic Keratitis
more than 85% of peers
Corneal Ulcer
more than 78% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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Dr. Kurteeva's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kurteeva "As a Board Certified Ophthalmologist for over a decade Dr. Kurteeva has been serving patients of Orange County, CA. With continuous technological advances in cataract surgery and LASIK Dr. Kurteeva delivers the latest to her patients. She has been a Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 2003 and a member of Orange County Medical Association. With several mission trips around the world, Dr. Kurteeva enjoys improving vision locally and globally and sees her life mission to improve quality of life through better eyesight."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kurteeva "Care and attention to our patients is our first priority. We strive for excellence in every step of the way from the moment you choose our office. Our goal is to recognize visual and aesthetic needs of our patients and deliver results in the kindest manner possible. We treat everyone with promptness and personalized approach that makes our patients our extended family."

4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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16  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Sutureless Cataract 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.


  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Henry Ford Hlth System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kurteeva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kurteeva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kurteeva to family and friends
20 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Kurteeva'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 (10)

Today I was evaluated by Dr. Kurteeva after a referral from HOAG Emergency Room. I was seen within 5 minutes of finishing my paperwork. Immediately I felt at ease and comfortable with her disposition. She took the time to get to know my medical history even though she is an eye doctor. After a...more
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I have seen Dr. Kurteeva for several minor issues. She has been extremely professional every time and has treated my very small concerns with the greatest of care. She is extremely thorough even when the issue seems routine and she ALWAYS FOLLOWS UP. I have seem many types of physicians over the...more
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Dr. Kurteeva is an intelligent, compassionate, and caring person which makes her an excellent doctor! I’ve been Dr. Kurteeva’s patient for several years now. Her soft-toned voice and carrying attitude create a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere during the visits. Dr. Kurteeva always answers all of...more
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I saw Dr. Kurteeva for the second time for a stye that continued to grow despite the treatment prescribed by my optometrist. I tried drops and cream but the stye became bigger. Dr. Kurteeva discussed different ways to treat the stye; since I was tired of dealing with it, I opted for in office...more
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Dr. Kurteeva did my cataract surgery five years ago and I couldn't be happier. I continue to refer all my friends who need surgery to her. I have great confidence in her skills. I was touched by her professional manner and kind heart. I truly enjoy my "new" vision and love the colors around me. The...more
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