Dr. Paul Urrea, MD

Dr. Paul Urrea, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Paul Urrea, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4560 E Cesar E Chavez Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Urrea performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Cataracts
high
more than 89% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Urrea'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*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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7  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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Doheny Eye Institute, Lac-Usc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jules Stein Eye Insitute, UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Urrea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Urrea's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urrea to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Urrea's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    POOR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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...more
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Horrid! Bad service!
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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.
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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...more
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Staff is rude. Waiting time is atleast 1 hour and room is always full and stuffy.
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