Dr. Suzanne Handler, MD

Dr. Suzanne Handler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Suzanne Handler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3969 4th Ave Ste 301

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Herpetic Keratitis
normal
more than 81% of peers
Pterygium
normal
more than 80% of peers
Farsightedness
normal
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Handler'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*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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9  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

  • University Of California At Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St Johns Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handler's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handler to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Handler'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 (1)

Excellent surgeon and eye specialist. I can see perfectly now, thanks to Dr. Handler and her lasik surgery.
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