Dr. Kent Small, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. Kent Small, MD
Dr. Kent Small, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Glendale, CA. He is 61 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.

501 N Orange St Ste 250

Glendale, CA 91203

Contact Information
Dr. Kent Small, MD

Dr. Kent Small, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Macular Hole
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • 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
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • 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

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Small has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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
    EXCELLENT
  • 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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Small accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Small has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
1420 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
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Olympia Medical Center
5900 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
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