Dr. Wallace Goldban, MD

Dr. Wallace Goldban, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Wallace Goldban, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1992 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr Ste W100

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Goldban's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goldban treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Goldban treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Allergic Conjunctivitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goldban treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Goldban treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Eyelid Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goldban treats Eyelid Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Goldban treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Goldban's conditions and procedures:

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Blepharitis
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Cataract
Cataract Removal Surgery
Chalazion
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Cornea Surgery
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Erosion
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Surgery
Farsightedness
Floaters
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Glaucoma Surgery
Graves' Disease
Headache
Herpetic Keratitis
Keratitis
LASIK
Lazy Eye
Macular Edema
Migraine
Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Optic Neuritis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Sarcoidosis
Senile Cataracts
Sjögren's Syndrome
Stye
Tear Duct Disorders
Temporal Arteritis
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
Ulcer
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Desert Ophthalmology our mission is to provide the highest level of eye care possible. Our focus is to meet the goals of each individual patient. We will take each patient's case seriously and with the respect and attention is deserves.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1997
University Of California San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Sinai Hospital Of Detroit
Residency Hospital
1994
White Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
Winthrop University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
1997
1996
1994
1993
1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Goldban's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Goldban

4.1

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
73.07692307692308%
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4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
1 Star
15.384615384615385%
(4)

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Dr. Goldban is an amazing doctor. Great manner in which he cares. But more than that I was legally blind in both eyes and now I see 20/15 in both eyes. I have not been able to see clearly in 35 years. His staff is amazing and I am so glad I found him!!! You won't be sorry!!!
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He is a good doctor, I think, if you don't mind waiting for an hour plus for a routine appointment. I do mind so I left after an hour when I was told it would be another 20 minutes. Overbooking shows little respect for patients. When I called and asked that my records be sent to me so I can take...Read More
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I've been a patient for over four years. Two cataract surgeries, procedures, General eye care for glaucoma eyes and so on. He's the best ophthalmologist in the Coachella Valley and he possesses excellent credentials (education).
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I'm new to the area, got my new Tiffany glasses and I love them. The staff was respectful, great and so friendly. Definitely referring my friends and family.
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Nice guy. Knowledgeable, hurried, lacking patient education skills on risk factors attendant to cataract surgery, i.e., likelihood of torn retinas. He's overbooked frequently which impacts on wait times and hurried visits. Patient education takes time.
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Locations

Desert Ophthalmology Medical Corportation

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: closed
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 1:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
American Republic
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
POMCO Group
Principal Life
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Uniform Medical Plan Classic
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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