Dr. Steven Johnson, MD

Dr. Steven Johnson, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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66 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Steven Johnson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.

Central Coast Eye

628 California Blvd Ste C

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CenCal Health
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid of California
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 93% of peers
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Johnson'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 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
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photocoagulation
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • Monmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Johnson'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 (2)

I had blurring in the center of my right eye, the cause of which would have no doubt been a challenge for anyone to diagnose. But Dr. Johnson had the right equipment and expertise to discover and effectively treat my problem. I now have normal sight and am very grateful to have been treated with...more
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Dr, Johnson informed me of all my options with cataract surgery. I had a lot of trust in him doing my surgeries. I wore contacts for 50 years and now I can see without them. What a blessing! I would recommend him to others for cataract surgery.
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