Dr. Robert Sorenson, MD

Dr. Robert Sorenson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Robert Sorenson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fallbrook, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

521 E Elder St Ste 102

Fallbrook, CA 92028

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Sorenson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sorenson "Robert C. Sorenson, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He received his medical degree and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan where he graduated Cum Laude. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Sorenson was a Fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program, while at the University of Michigan. Dr. Sorenson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, California Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Tri-County Eye Society. He has published numerous scientific papers in several prestigious journals and received many academic awards. Dr. Sorenson performs cataract surgery with the "no stitch, no shot" technique. He is a VISX-certified LASIK surgeon. Dr. Sorenson also provides treatment for diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and other diseases of the eye. Dr. Sorenson has participated in missionary services in Argentina and Mexico. He is bilingual, fluent in Spanish as his second language. Dr. Sorenson and his wife are the proud parents of seven children and three grandchildren. He keeps busy with his church callings and enjoys playing his guitars with the little free time he has left. The field of ophthalmology was appealing to me because it involves highly specialized procedures that can make a positive impact in peoples' lives. Being able to diagnose and treat a whole host of eye diseases and abnormalities is both personally and professionally rewarding to me. Next, I pride myself on delivering innovative, proven vision solutions with a human touch. I'm a patient's advocate; I spend the time to educate them on their condition and their treatment options and encourage them to take an active role in their care. This interactive approach helps make the whole process a positive one for patients and their families."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorenson "Since 1982 Inland Eye Specialists has been providing quality eye care services for the whole family. Our medically trained staff includes board certified surgeons, optometrists, and licensed optical specialists. Our experienced practitioners utilize a wide variety of the safest, most advanced techniques to protect, restore, and enhance your vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

108  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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25  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening
  • 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.


  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorenson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • California Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • California Medical Association, Member
  • Tri-County Eye Society, Member

Dr. Sorenson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorenson to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sorenson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Sorenson removed my cataracts, replacing them with multi-focal lens. The operations were with-out incident. Very happy with his excellence and professionalism. He has answered my many questions, both before and after, my operations. Always professional and courteous. He is now helping me...more
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I was happy with the dr . But I paid the extra five grand to get multifocal lens implants . Several months later I am still not able to read anything without glasses. My eyes are more dependent to glasses after surgery . Tests came back good But my reading vision seems worse than ever . No reason...more
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