Dr. Paul First, MD

Dr. Paul First, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Paul First, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

7080 Hollywood Blvd Ste 902

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
high
more than 94% of peers
Optic Neuritis
normal
more than 80% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. First'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

2  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

  • R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Lac-Usc Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. First has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. First's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. First to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. First's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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