Dr. Scott So, MD

Dr. Scott So, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Scott So, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2100 Webster St Ste 214

San Francisco, CA 94115

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Brown & Toland Physicians
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 90% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. So's bio

This content was provided by Dr. So "Dr. Scott So is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty fellowship training in glaucoma diagnosis, lasers and microsurgery. In addition to his clinical training, Dr. So has contributed to research in glaucoma laser trabeculoplasty, pediatric ocular trauma, and OCT. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Glaucoma Society and is an invited presenter at professional conferences. Dr. So is also actively involved in the teaching of ophthalmology residents at California Pacific Medical Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. So "Our practice is committed to providing the highest quality care to all of our patients. We stand for service and products that allow human beings to live healthier, happier lives. We are determined to improve and unleash the full potential of sight so that everyone can truly be the best version of themselves."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

10  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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.


  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ut Southwestern University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute-Ucla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • New England Eye Center-Tufts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. So has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. So's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. So to family and friends
42 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. So'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 (19)

D r. So is great.
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Dr. So is one of my favorite doctors. He is nice, very polite and explains well my condition. I had my eye surgery yesterday (2/21/18) and he did well as I did not feel any pain at all!
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I have always been moved by the experience, wisdom, and compassion of Dr. Scott So. I also appreciate his willingness to discuss the aesthetic of vision in it's larger context.
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I can see! Thank you
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Very detailed and clear information. Excellent!!!
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