Dr. Kent Small, MD

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Dr. Kent Small, MD

Dr. Kent Small, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Glendale, CA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Small is affiliated with Olympia Medical Center, Cedars - Sinai Medical Center and Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center.

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Dr. Small's Care Philosophy

Innovative, experienced and highly personalized retinal care

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    Dr. Small's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Small to family and friends
    4.3
    based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)
    Dr. Small's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
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    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (4)
    in Los Angeles, CA |
    His staff was very helpful and helped me with my appointment and paperwork. Dr. Small was also amazing at diagnosing me and helping me understand my diagnosis. Thank you all!
    in Culver city, CA |
    I have been diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration since early 2004. I have been seeing Dr. Small since then and I have been so impressed with his knowledge and expertise. Thank you!
    in Eagle rock, CA |
    I have been seeing Dr. Small for a few years now about my diabetic retinopathy. He has managed my retinal issue and has treated it for years. My vision has greatly improved and I owe it to him. I highly recommend him.
    in Santa Monica, CA |
    Dr. Small was very helpful in managing and treating my retinal issue. He explained everything to me along the way and his staff always made me feel welcomed! Thank you all!
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    Dr. Small's Care Philosophy

    Innovative, experienced and highly personalized retinal care

    Dr. Small's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chronic Endophthalmitis
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retina-Vitreous Disorders
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Strabismus
    • Sympathetic Uveitis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Detachment
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tulane University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      Duke University

      Completed in 1985

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Duke University

      Completed in 1990

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Armenian
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Photocoagulation
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Testing
    • Scatter Laser Treatment
    • Vitrectomy
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery