Dr. Solomon Shaftel, MD

Dr. Solomon Shaftel, MD

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Dr. Solomon Shaftel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry in 2004 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4405 Vandever Ave

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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

Eyelid Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers
Blind Hypotensive Eye
normal
more than 95% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shaftel does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • 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

  • Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shaftel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shaftel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaftel's Reviews

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1 review

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Dr. Shaftel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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