Dr. Mark Silverberg, MD

Dr. Mark Silverberg, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(16)
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Dr. Mark Silverberg, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.

4151 Foothill Rd

Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diplopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 96% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric 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)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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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

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • UCLA Jules Stein
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Silverberg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Silverberg does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Silverberg and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Silverberg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Silverberg to family and friends
3.8
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Silverberg's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

in Goleta, CA
Visited Dr. Silverberg once, which ended up being the last one. After ordering tones of tests, he could not come up with a concrete diagnosis. Had to wait over 2 hours to see him. Overall waste of time.
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in Santa Barbara, CA
Horrid horrible terrible. Will never return again. No bedside manner; unprofessional, demeaning to patients.
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in Ventura, CA
Baffled by review below. Kids love the SUGAR-FREE lollipops. Helps the exam go super smooth. Office amazing for kids.
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in Santa Barbara, CA
This doctor should not be working with children, he was cold and not personable and had no patience with my daughter, he started to get annoyed because she was moving her head and asked me to give her a candy sucker to keep her still, I told him she doesn't eat sugar and had me give it to her...more
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in Santa Barbara, CA
I went to Dr. Silverberg for many years for treatment of glaucoma. He diagnosed me with ptosis and suggested surgery. I went to a second ophthalmologist who said I had toxic conjunctivitis from the glaucoma medicine I had been prescribed and that he thought he could heal it, but my eyes would...more
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