Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(9)
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Dr. Victor Wechter, MD
Dr. Victor Wechter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Oceanside, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Wechter is affiliated with Tri - City Medical Center.

3637 Vista Way

Oceanside, CA 92056

Contact Information
Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Learn about Dr. Wechter

Care Philosophy

Dr. Wechter personally examines every patient. There are no nurse practioners or ancillary personnel performing examinations and procedures. An optical shop is located in office for the patients' convenience. Dr. Wechter is a former associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, where he received his undergraduate, medical school and specialty training. He has been in practice since 1976.
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Dr. Wechter's Experience

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Dr. Wechter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
27

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
2

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma 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 California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • UCLA Wadsworth Va Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Hollywood-Presbyterian Hospital Ophthalmology Residency Program
    Other Education | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Phi Beta Kappa - UCLA, 1967
Media & Publications

Dr. Wechter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wechter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wechter to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Wechter'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
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wechter accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Care Connection PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Wechter has admitting privileges

Tri - City Medical Center
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
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