Dr. William Cies, MD

Dr. William Cies, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. William Cies, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

400 Newport Center Dr Ste 404

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pterygium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinguecula
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cies'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*

76  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • 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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Duke University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Jules Stein Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cies' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cies to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Cies' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cies attention to detail then.......the ATTENTION to ME . Dr. Cies Brilliant, Stellar, Communicates , EDUCATES that is how I describe my Eye Physical. Learned to much from Dr. Cies, felt a DEEP OWNERSHIP of my own Eye Physical. Am 57 years of age, sharing that for you to understand now...more
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As a 22-year patient, I have always been able to get in to see Dr. Cies the same day when i had a problem. He shows a genuine interest in my health and the office staff is friendly and efficient.
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