Dr. Michael Gordon, MD

Dr. Michael Gordon, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Gordon, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

8910 University Center Ln Ste 800

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Cataract Removal Surgery
more than 45% of peers
more than 43% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 42% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Senile Cataracts


  • Cataract Removal 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.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Calif San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gordon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gordon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 1

Dr. Gordon's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in San Diego, CA |
I must say that I was nervous and reluctant to have lasik surgery. In fact, I was considering cancelling my appointment the morning of my surgery, especially after reading all of the paperwork... after all we're talking about my eyesight here. Fortunately, I did not cancel the surgery. I have no...more
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in Lakeside, CA |
Dr. Gordon and his staff are amazing! I had the most perfect experience ever at Gordon Schanzlin. Dr. Gordon performed lasik on me 5 days ago and I can already see perfectly. From start to finish, they provided the best care I've ever received. Thank you!!!
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in San Diego, CA |
I had a wonderful experience getting Lasik last month with Dr. Michael Gordon. The entire staff was great and the surgery couldn't have gone any smoother! I LOVE my new vision and couldn't be more happy!
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in San Diego, CA |
It was a great experience. I am a practicing physician and has been reluctant to have surgery for last 10 years due to potential impact a bad out come could have on my practice. I Had my surgery 3 days back and found it amazing how in few minutes I had a such a dramatic improvement in my quality of...more
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in San Diego, CA |
In addition to an excellent result for my eyesight -- went from 20/525 to 20/20 -- the experience was awesome. Staff is super attentive and efficient, everything was easy. The offices are nice and all efforts were made to ensure patient comfort (physical and mental). I highly recommend Dr. Gordon,...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gordon accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Gordon has admitting privileges

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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