Dr. Paul Urrea, MD

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Paul T Urrea MD 850 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300 Monterey Park, CA 91754 Get Directions
Dr. Paul Urrea, MD

Dr. Paul Urrea, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Monterey Park, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Urrea is affiliated with White Memorial Medical Center.

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Dr. Urrea's Performance
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  • Average wait time
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Patient Comments (5)
in Los Angeles, CA |
I would definitely recommend Dr.urrea he's one of the best I has born with my eyes crossed he did an operation on my when I was 1 year old I've been going there since I was practically born I'm 19 now and still go there yes there's a waiting time even if you have an appointment but I'll sure wait for the doctor I trust him so much
Los Angeles, CA |
Horrid! Bad service!
in Los Angeles, CA |
This place is the absolute worst patient experience I have ever had. Aside from my primary care physician giving this as a reference for an eye exam, I would never come or recommend this place. It's been over 1:20 minutes and they have yet to see me. Very, very bad service.
Burbank, CA |
With appointment wait time is +1hr. Staff not organized juggling patients around. Exam room waiting time min of 30 min. Visit with Dr 5-10min. (So don't understand why there is such a long wait) Dr asked me if I liked this office. (I'm guessing she can read faces well) Dr asked why and I informed about the waiting times. Dr said it was due to insurances. I guess Dr thought I was speaking appointments. I was talking about office visit. Appointments? Forget it 3 months waiting time for a visit.
los angeles ca |
Staff is rude. Waiting time is atleast 1 hour and room is always full and stuffy.
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Dr. Urrea's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Doheny Eye Institute, Lac-Usc Medical Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jules Stein Eye Insitute, UCLA

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis