Dr. Roderick Biswell, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 80
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Dr. Roderick Biswell, MD
Dr. Roderick Biswell, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in San Jose, CA. He is 80 years old and has been practicing for 55 years. Dr. Biswell is affiliated with O'Connor Hospital.

Eye Medical Clinic of Santa Clara Valley

220 Meridian Ave

San Jose, CA 95126

Contact Information

(408) 869-3400

Dr. Roderick Biswell, MD

Dr. Roderick Biswell, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Care Philosophy

I respect ophthalmologists who are honest, caring, well-trained and smart. I do not respect those who make a business out of ophthalmic surgery. I believe that surgery is a last resort, to be done only if more conservative measures fail. A good ophthalmic surgeon, however, should not hesitate to operate if the procedure is clearly indicated. The patient should help to decide on surgery, after being presented with an honest, detailed informed consent.
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Dr. Biswell's Experience

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Dr. Biswell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1959
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Minneapolis Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Uc San Francisco Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biswell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Biswell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biswell to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Biswell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Biswell accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Biswell has admitting privileges

O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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