Dr. Michael Burnstine, MD

Dr. Michael Burnstine, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Michael Burnstine, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Eyesthetica

625 S Fair Oaks Ave Ste 265

Pasadena, CA 91105
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Burnstine performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Entropion
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Burnstine's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burnstine "Dr. Michael A. Burnstine earned his MD from Harvard Medical School. He completed an internship in medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his ophthalmology residency at W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he also served as chief resident in ophthalmology. He received his fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under Allen Putterman, MD at the University of Illinois at Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary and Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Burnstine was previously the director of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California from 1996 to 2002 prior to joining Eyesthetica."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Defects - Arachnodactyly - Cardiopathy
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Orbit Tumor
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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25  Procedures

  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct 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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Ill Ee Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burnstine has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burnstine's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burnstine to family and friends
22 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Burnstine'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Burnstine and staff made me feel comfortable before and during the procedure.
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If you're looking for an office that actually knows your name and remembers your face when you come for your appointment, this is the place. Warm, friendly, professional staff made me very comfortable and at ease for my surgery. Dr. Burnstine's charismatic personality and his great sense of humor...more
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On the recommendation of my Eye doctor in Las Vegas he sent me to Dr. Burnstine to have surgery on my Tear Ducks as he said he was the best Doctor for the procedure and I am so glad I did. From the very beginning he explained everything to me in a way I would understand and feel comfortable. The...more
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Dr. Burnstine is a very friendly doctor who appears to take a genuine interest in his patients. He was a pleasure to work with and answered all questions. I was very impressed by his wonderful people skills. He is very curious and interested in his patients. It was a pleasure meeting with him. And...more
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Dr Burnstein and his staff are extremely professional, helpful, kind and pleasant. My experience with Dr Burnstein was wonderful- he is so caring and compassionate and a knowledgeable professional.
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