Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

Dr. Victor Wechter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Victor Wechter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Oceanside, CA. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

3637 Vista Way

Oceanside, CA 92056

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wechter "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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

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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