Dr. Thomas Hanscom, MD

Dr. Thomas Hanscom, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Thomas Hanscom, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

2080 Century Park E Ste 707

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid of California
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 89% of peers
Retina Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Hanscom'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.

2  Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Solar Retinopathy
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • 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

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanscom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanscom's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanscom to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Hanscom'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)

The very best! I had eye surgery with Dr. Hanscom. With my condition of having "asteroids Hyalosis" I looked for a Dr. for a long time. I went to several doctors and none of the them had the experience or expertise to do my surgery. Most simply told me I had a condition that I would have to...more
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