Dr. Shalu Gupta, MD

Dr. Shalu Gupta, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Shalu Gupta, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

3900 Long Beach Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90807

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
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more than 68% of peers
Macular Edema
normal
more than 55% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 55% of peers

Dr. Gupta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Gupta's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gupta "Dr. Gupta has performed thousands of microsurgical and ophthalmic laser procedures, utilizing advanced technology for correcting myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia (loss of reading vision in patients over the age of 40). She also feels privileged to provide eye care to the underserved, seeing patients at Los Angeles County Medical facilities, and finds rewarding her medical mission work abroad. Most recently she volunteered he expertise and traveled to Uganda and Mexico to provide eye care and perform surgeries for hundreds of patients over a span of few days. Dr. Gupta received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has also worked as a health services researcher, focusing on diseases of the eye and their relation to patients' quality of life. After getting her undergraduate degree she moved on to UCLA's medical school where she received her doctorate in medicine in 2003. She then completed her internship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine. Afterwards, she went on to complete her ophthalmology residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, where she served as chief in her final year."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gupta "Dr. Gupta believes in providing individualized care. Her practice style allows her to take the time needed with each patient to educate and create a treatment plan that will best meet his/her individual visual, ocular, and cosmetic goals."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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22  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • 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

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Harbor UCLA Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California, Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gupta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gupta's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gupta to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Gupta'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 (1)

Grear doctor. One of the best I have ever been treated by.
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