Dr. Rahul Khurana, MD

Dr. Rahul Khurana, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rahul Khurana, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mountain View, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Northern California Retina Vitreous Associates

2485 Hospital Dr Ste 200

Mountain View, CA 94040
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Khurana's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Khurana "Dr. Khurana grew up in the Bay Area and earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree at Stanford University where he graduated with Honors, with Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended the Duke University School of Medicine where he won the Humanism in Medicine award. Dr. Khurana completed his Ophthalmology Residency and Fellowship in Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation at the prestigious Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California (USC). He then finished a Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Disease at the premier Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Medical Center. He won the exclusive Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and Ron G. Michels Fellowship Awards, given to the top fellows in the country. Dr. Khurana is active with clinical research in developing new treatments for various retinal diseases. He has published over 80 peer reviewed scientific papers, been honored with numerous national awards and involved in over 60 clinical trials. Dr. Khurana has been awarded research grants from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research to Prevent Blindness, Fight for Sight, Allergan and Regeneron. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor in Ophthalmology at UCSF Medical Center where he teaches UCSF residents. He was recently recognized with the Crowell Beard Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching. He was also independently elected into the prestigious Retina and Macula Societies. Dr. Khurana has been quoted in numerous national publications such as the New York Times, The Washington Post, Prevention Magazine, and the San Jose Mercury News on various retinal topics. Dr. Khurana is heavily involved with the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retinal Specialists where he serves on many committees. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Ophthalmic News and Education (ONE) Network, which serves more than 100,000 eye physicians and surgeons around the world. He was given the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award and the American Society of Retina Specialists Honor and SENIOR Award for his work with those organizations. Dr. Khurana was recognized by the American Medical Association as one of the top 51 emerging national leaders expected to make a strong impact on the future of medicine."


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Care Philosophy

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • 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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • California Pacific Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Khurana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Khurana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khurana to family and friends
based on 59 total reviews (32 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Khurana's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (32)

I give Dr. Khurana my highest recommendation and am grateful for his skilled treatment of my torn retina. He performed two painless and successful laser surgeries that corrected the problem. In addition to his surgical skills, he is an engaging, interesting and and empathetic guy who I have...more
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Dr. Khurana performed my Retina Detachment surgery a little more then 4 months ago with utmost skill, knowledge, experience, confidence and kindness! He fulfilled my request to fly to our Kauai vacation home in a month after the surgery-he used 2-wk gas bubbles and they were gone in exact 2 wks to...more
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I have the utmost respect for Dr. Khurana. The first time I saw him was for a torn Retina which required a Laser procedure which healed perfectly. I also had surgery done with him for a Macular Pucker. That surgery went very well, my 6 week check up showed my full vision had returned. He's a...more
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My left eye was diagnosed with Retinal Detachment and required urgent surgery. Dr Khurana performed the surgery. He explained the medical condition to me clearly and thoroughly and answered all my questions patiently before the surgery and in the follow up visits after. The surgery was very...more
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Dr. Khurana is an exceptional human being, and a very knowledgeable and competent physician. Each and every staff member in their office seems to love what they do, and are some of the kindest human beings. Dr. Khurana saw my father after he had had a complicated cataract surgery and retinal...more
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