Dr. Michael Sakamoto, MD

Dr. Michael Sakamoto, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o
(7)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Sakamoto, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

Martel Eye Medical Group

650 Howe Ave Ste 830

Sacramento, CA 95825
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy

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 Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Pacific Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of California At San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sakamoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sakamoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sakamoto to family and friends
2.6
based on 7 total reviews
Dr. Sakamoto's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sakamoto accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Western Health Advantage
    Western Health Advantage HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sakamoto has admitting privileges

Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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Stanislaus Surgical Hospital
1421 Oakdale Rd
Modesto, CA 95355
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