Dr. Raghu Murthy, MD

Dr. Raghu Murthy, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Raghu Murthy, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in South Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1936 Huntington Dr # A

South Pasadena, CA 91030

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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more than 95% of peers
Retinal Neovascularization
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more than 93% of peers
Retina Diseases
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more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Murthy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Murthy "Raghu C. Murthy, MD, FACS, is a board certified Ophthalmologist and a Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon who has been practicing since 2004. He has offices in Beverly Hills and South Pasadena. Dr. Murthy received his Medical Doctor degree from University of Florida. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. He completed his fellowship training in Vitreo-Retinal surgery and a separate fellowship in gene therapy for ocular diseases at the Casey Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Murthy "Mission Statement

It is our goal at Retina Eye Specialists to provide the highest quality care for diseases of the retina and vitreous in the Los Angeles area. Our doctor personalizes cutting edge retina care using the latest medical knowledge and technology."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Injection
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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

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  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Kern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ohsu/Casey Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Raghu Murthy, MD
When I encountered a growing eye problem on s trip to Los Angeles, Dr. Murthy worked me into his schedule. He and his staff couldn't have been more efficient and pleasant. I had seen two other doctors at home and it was Dr. Murthy who diagnosed and treated me successfully. He was patient, affable,...Read More
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JDSterrett in MI – Jan 22, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. Murthy‘s for over two years. My experience with him and his office has been excellent. I noticed that the office is always beautiful and clean. The front desk and assistants are friendly and efficient. I never had to wait more than five minutes to be taken back and be...Read More
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E K – Nov 11, 2017
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Best doctor that I have ever been to. He saved my eye sight with emergency surgery. Very very caring and professional.
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SL in South Pasadena, CA – Jun 13, 2017
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I very much recommend Dr. Murthy for his excellent skill and bedside manner. Very clean and spacious office with attentive and friendly front desk.
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Dora in South Pasadena, CA – Apr 22, 2017
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Dr. Murthy was a third opinion on my vision problem. After careful examination, he was able to give me a proper diagnosis that made sense to me. I'm glad I went to see him.
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Rachel in Pasadena, CA – Jan 24, 2017
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