Dr. Scott So, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 48

Dr. So
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Pacific Eye Associates

2100 Webster St Ste 214 San Francisco, CA 94115

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Dr. Scott So, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. So to book an appointment.


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4.8

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Never waited more than 15 minutes to see technician and doctor. Entire staff very helpful. Felt comfortable with the Covid-19 precautions.
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Nov 26, 2020
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Eye pressure check following Trabeculectomy surgery to reduce pressure.
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Dr. S – Nov 13, 2020
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Always pleasant to see Dr So. He always explains what he’s doing and needs to be done. Dr So always greets you with a smile and always looks positive.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Walter W – Oct 10, 2020
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Wonderful ophthalmologist, I recommend to all my family members.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Aug 08, 2020
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Outstanding physician
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Long wait times
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Sep 19, 2018
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I am very happy with Dr. So and will continue to see him. He takes time to explain his findings and concerns, and the treatment he recommended for my glaucoma has worked well. And he's a good guy; friendly, personable and professional.
What went well
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Andy Cedarblade in San Francisco, CA – Sep 15, 2018
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Knowledgeable, compassionate and caring!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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JZ in Lafayette, CA – Sep 07, 2018
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I would absolutely recommend Dr. So. He is always cordial even when his schedule seems to me to be overloaded. His smiling face always puts you at ease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Judith Koch in San Francisco, CA – Aug 23, 2018
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Fantastic doctor. Dr. So explains everything in detailed and understandable manner. Very personable and thorough.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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TD – Aug 19, 2018
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Very knowledgeable, skillful, and compassionate physician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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RICHARD A. DE BONO in SAN FRANCISCO, CA94123 – Aug 17, 2018
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Dr. So has been very helpful to me in managing my Glaucoma.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Catherine Ljungquist – Jul 14, 2018
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I have been a patient of Dr. So since 2011. He was my surgeon for cataract surgery on both eyes January 2012. Best thing I ever did.... I have been seeing him ever since.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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May 17, 2018
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D r. So is great.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Apr 13, 2018
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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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Feb 24, 2018
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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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Feb 24, 2018
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I can see! Thank you
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Feb 24, 2018
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Very detailed and clear information. Excellent!!!
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Feb 21, 2018
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Eduardo-Dr. So's technician was very pleasant and efficient. Also, Mari, the receptionist is very personable and polite. Both have great personalities.
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Feb 21, 2018
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Dr. So the best. I was at UCSF and changed to Dr. So. Great eye doctor.
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Feb 21, 2018
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Dr. So is the best!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

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...Read more

Biography

Dr. Scott So is a board-certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty fellowship training in glaucoma diagnosis, lasers and microsurgery.  In addition...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Scott So, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. So has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Scott So, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. So frequently treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Eye Infections, and Cataract Removal Surgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. So treats.

Where is Dr. Scott So, MD's office located?

Dr. So's office is located at 2100 Webster St Ste 214, San Francisco, CA 94115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Scott So, MD speak?

Dr. So speaks Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian. View profile to see all.

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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. So's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. So treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. So treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Eye Infections
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. So treats Eye Infections more than 24% of his peers

Dr. So treats this condition more than 24% of his peers

Cataract Removal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. So performs Cataract Removal Surgery more than 5% of his peers

Dr. So performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. So's conditions and procedures:

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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(415) 923-3007

Dr. So accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Brown & Toland Physicians
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Locations

Pacific Eye Associates

Pacific Eye Associates2100 Webster St Ste 214 San Francisco, CA 94115
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California Pacific Medical Center - Van Ness Campus

San Francisco, CA

61% Patient experience rating, 8% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)