Dr. Paul First, MD

Dr. Paul First, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul First, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

7080 Hollywood Blvd Ste 902

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • 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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma 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

  • 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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. First accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. First has admitting privileges

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
1300 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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