Dr. Katherine Tanaka, MD

Dr. Katherine Tanaka, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Katherine Tanaka, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5512 E Britton Dr Ste 200

Long Beach, CA 90815

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Trichiasis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 84% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
high
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

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

  • U.C. Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Usc University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tanaka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tanaka's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanaka to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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Dr. Tanaka's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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