Dr. Uday Devgan, MD

Dr. Uday Devgan, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
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Dr. Uday Devgan, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology and surgery.Read his story

11600 Wilshire Blvd Ste 200

Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • WellPoint

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more than 50% of peers
more than 43% of peers
Senile Cataracts
more than 31% of peers

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Dr. Devgan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Devgan "Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS Dr. Devgan is in private practice, specializing in cataract and refractive surgery, at Devgan Eye Surgery in Los Angeles and a full partner at Specialty Surgical Center in Beverly Hills. He has been named one of the top key opinion leaders in ophthalmology and he has taught ocular surgery in more than 60 countries. He writes regular columns in multiple ophthalmic journals and his Back to Basics monthly feature about the fundamentals of ophthalmic surgery has been distributed to 80,000 ophthalmologists worldwide for the past dozen years. Dr. Devgan is a leader in ophthalmic consulting and lecturing services for organizations and industry, and has performed live surgery events at many major ophthalmic meetings. In addition, his charity surgical mission trips have taken him around the globe. Most recently he has started a revolutionary bio-mathematical company and helped develop an innovative truly accommodating lens implant. Uday Devgan is passionate about teaching ocular surgery to the next generation of ophthalmologists. He is Clinical Professor at the Jules Stein Eye Institute and Chief of Ophthalmology at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and has been actively involved in resident teaching for nearly two decades. Dr. Devgan is humbled to have been honored with the annual ophthalmology faculty teaching award an unprecedented four times. He continues to mentor former residents after the culmination of their training and is proud to say that he has mentored more than 130 residents over the course of thousands of ocular surgeries."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Devgan "Many physicians, eye doctors, and their families have chosen Dr. Devgan for their own eye surgeries. Dr. Devgan not only performed surgery on his own father, but also other eye surgeons and their families. He delivers the same high level of skill and care to every patient he sees and to every surgery he performs."


  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Farsightedness
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Senile Cataracts


  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • 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.


  • Ucla-Bachelor Of Science In Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst/UCLA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • UCLA Med Ctr/UCLA D Geffen School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Edinburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School Of Medicine, Los Angeles, Ca
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Devgan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Devgan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Devgan to family and friends
based on 81 total reviews (33 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (81)

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Dr. Devgan's Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes
Dr. Devgan Says:

We are honored to have so many perfect five-star reviews from our patients. We treat all patients like family and we give the same treatment that we would like to receive. This means that best for all patients. 

Patient Comments (33)

in Irvine, CA
my surgery was one of the most difficult cases- but he did the wonder. he did surgery for 12 minutes and after surgery until to-day i never felt any pain or discomfort at all- he gave me 100 percent results and zero percent risk ( chances were for 30 percent risk ) he did miracle to me -his fine...more
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in Los Angeles, CA
Thrilled with my new vision after Dr Devgan removed cataracts from both eyes. Surgical experience was super easy. His wonderful staff was as welcoming and reassuring as Dr. d. Himself
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in Santa Monica
I can't imagine a better experience. Everyone from the office to the surgical center was professional, understanding, and compassionate. I felt safe, comfortable and with a surgeon who is the best that there is.
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in Valencia, CA
Dr Devgan is a gift !! My cataract surgery, in his incredibly deft hands, was flawless. His engaging and compassionate manner, gave me the assurance that all would be well. His competence, wonderful demeaner and expertise made my surgery seem routine. He truly cares about his patients and spends...more
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in Los Angeles, CA
I have worn glasses since I was five years old. (thick milk bottles ) When I needed a cataract operation, i was frightened that I would loose what ever vision I had left. I was recommended to Dr. Devgan by a friend.I was very much taken by his manner and his enthusiasm. He made me feel very...more
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