Dr. Steven Schwartz, MD

Dr. Steven Schwartz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Steven Schwartz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

200 Stein Plz

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Schwartz'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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11  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Buckling
  • 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.


  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • LAC-USC Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst-Ucla
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Moorfields Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schwartz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schwartz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schwartz to family and friends
25 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Schwartz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is probably competent but very disrespectful of a patient's concerns, actually insulting. I needed a post operative second opinion. Lack of interest could be because it was not a surgery. After hours of testing and photographing your eye the actual exam is done by a resident doctor. Afterwards...more
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Excellent practitioner, pitiful communicator. Doctor deciphers your chart, collaborates with his Residents pertinent patient test results/status just outside of your purview, then enters where you're waiting to be seen. By then, he's already done his due diligence & literally has no time for...more
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Dr. Schwartz is a caring, extraordinarily skilled doctor. He is very thorough, always takes time to answer questions, and one can easily tell that the younger doctors who are part of his team have a deep respect for him. He literally saved my eyesight in a very complicated situation, returning my...more
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