Dr. Peter Spiegel, MD

Dr. Peter Spiegel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Peter Spiegel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

44435 Town Center Way Ste B

Palm Desert, CA 92260

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Exotropia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lazy Eye
very high
more than 96% of peers
Esotropia
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Spiegel does not have any board certifications listed.

87  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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7  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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

  • Clark University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spiegel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spiegel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spiegel's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spiegel to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Spiegel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would definitely not recommend Dr. Spiegel. My daughter saw him every 4 months for SEVEN years. He ran the same tests every time and concluded that she was a phenomenon and there was no one else like her in the world with her condition. He claimed a team of 30 doctors globally were working on...more
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Dr Spiegel is contracted with my insurance provider. He is listed on the Insurance companies web site and has all of his paper work on file with the company. He has decided not to accept the plans that fall under the ACA rules. But, he did not file any paper work in Dec. of 2015 to remove his name...more
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