Dr. Kavita Surti, MD

Dr. Kavita Surti, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kavita Surti, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Covina, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

475 W Badillo St

Covina, CA 91723

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Surti's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Surti "Dr. Kavita Surti founded Citrus Valley Eye Care in Covina, California, and serves patients in the greater San Gabriel Valley. She's the medical director of this facility, which was named San Gabriel Valley's Best Eye Practice in 2013 through 2016. Board certified and a leading specialist in ophthalmology for more than 13 years, Dr. Surti dedicates herself to providing the highest level of patient care and welcomes the opportunity to provide you with your eye health services. Dr. Surti graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and received her medical degree from Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating with high academic honors, she then went on to complete a 3-year residency program in ophthalmology at the nationally renowned program of Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Surti understands vision is a precious and essential sense that we value, regardless of age. When your vision is threatened by eye diseases or your eyes need surgical care, it can create feelings of vulnerability and fear. Dr. Surti maintains the highest level of patient communication and education in a compassionate, friendly environment so you feel in control of your eye health. An experienced microsurgeon, she uses the latest advancements in ophthalmic and surgical care, specializing in no-stitch cataract removal and implantation of astigmatic correcting and multifocal intraocular lenses. Consult Dr. Surti for eye care needs related to glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and dry eyes. Dr. Surti is a member of a number of ophthalmic societies and takes part in ophthalmic research relating to glaucoma, corneal diseases, and macular degeneration. She also participates in a number of clinical trials innovating new advancements in eye care. She serves on a number of committees in the community and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She welcomes all patients and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Surti pledges to build a relationship of trust and understanding while serving your eye care needs."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Surti "At Citrus Valley Eyecare, our board certified ophthalmologists, will expertly diagnose and treat your eye disease using the latest state of the art technology. We will develop a relationship based on trust and understanding. This will provide you the utmost confidence that your eye health is in good hands.  Our mission and purpose is to ensure that Todays Eyes See Tomorrow's Future."
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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Surti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Surti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Surti to family and friends
2.9
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Surti's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

this office is terrible. Kept my father, who is 90, waiting for over an hour in the waiting room and another half hour in the exam room. Terrible patient service.
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