Dr. Roya Ghafouri, MD

Dr. Roya Ghafouri, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. Roya Ghafouri, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1908 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 3

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Surgery
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more than 81% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 79% of peers
Blepharitis
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more than 72% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

63  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Aging
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wrinkles
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19  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivocystorhinostomy
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct 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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Cedars-Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2011
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts-Nemc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghafouri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ghafouri's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghafouri to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ghafouri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've been wanting to lift my eye lids for years and I finally went for it. Dr Ghafouri made the process so easy and comfortable. She has a really gentle nature and talked me through everything. She played soft music that helped with my nerves during the procedure. She checked in with me more than I...more
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Dr.Ghafouri is one of the best!!! She has been doing my Botox and lips for several years now and she injects my mother as well....we both are always so thrilled with our results- they are natural and look great....I have baseline lip and eyebrow asymmetry and Dr.Ghafouri always is able to do her...more
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Dr. Ghafouri is difficult to get in touch with. It can take a week for her to respond to a message left for her. when she says she will do something for you she does not follow through. She is slow to cll in RXs even though she tells you she will do it right away. She did not accurately treat my...more
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Dr Ghafouri took great care in removing deposits on my eyelid. They are healing well, and I am very happy with her care and expertise.
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