Dr. Robert E. Engstrom Jr., MD

Dr. Robert E. Engstrom Jr., MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male | 54 years old

I try to communicate with my patients. I strive to explain their medical condition and discuss their treatment options in plain language. Questions are answered. I want no patient to leave the office thinking they were rushed through their visit.Read more

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Jules Stein Eye Institute

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Jules Stein Eye Institute

    Completed in 1995

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Engstrom Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Engstrom Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Engstrom Jr.'s Care Philosophy

I try to communicate with my patients. I strive to explain their medical condition and discuss their treatment options in plain language. Questions are answered. I want no patient to leave the office thinking they were rushed through their visit.