Dr. Steven Zelko, MD

Dr. Steven Zelko, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Steven Zelko, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Univ Of Hi J a Burns Sch Med in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

309 W Quinto St

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

(805) 682-2618

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Presbyopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chalazion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Zelko'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*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

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 Hi J a Burns Sch Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • U Hawaii
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zelko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zelko's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zelko to family and friends
18 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Zelko'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Conscientious. Keeps patient well informed. Does not push surgery using fear. Staff is pleasant and helpful. This is a great glaucoma doctor and I strongly recommend him.
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Dr zelko did cataract surgery and gave me my sight back. I greatly appreciate his expertise. His staff is the best.
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My mother was visiting from out of town and lost her only pair of glasses. The doctor's office was closed for the holidays, but I left a general message for the office staff and left one with the exchange. Within 30 minutes, I had heard from both Dr. Zelko, driving in the mountains apparently, and...more
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