Dr. Weldon Haw, MD

Dr. Weldon Haw, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Weldon Haw, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

9415 Campus Point Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers
Trichiasis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Haw's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Haw "Dr. Haw is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at UC San Diego School of Medicine & Shiley Eye Institute and Chief of Ophthalmology at the San Diego VAHS. He specializes in advanced cataract surgery techniques, cornea transplantation, and laser/refractive surgery. Dr. Haw has been selected by US News & World Report as one of the Top Doctors in Ophthalmology. He has consistently been named to America's Top Doctors by several consumer groups and is a recipient of the prestigious Thomas D. & Ruth Byers Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship award given to a select few of the nation's top Ophthalmologists. Dr. Haw was on faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine where he served as Clinic Chief and Director of the South Bay Eye Laser Center before being recruited to UC San Diego Shiley Eye Institute. He is the author of over 100+ publications, lectures, and manuscripts. He continues to teach Ophthalmologists, medical students, and residents in new and developing techniques in cornea, refractive, and cataract surgery."
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

84  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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22  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • 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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Calif San Diego Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Haw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Haw's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haw to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Haw'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

Patient Comments (4)

Medical Practitioners at Shiley Eye Center are all top notch, and Dr. Haw is no exception! What a kind and gentle soul... Assistant/Tech Georgio is superb as well. You are in good hands with Dr. Haw and Georgio!
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Caring, compassionate, trustworthy. He really is a fantastic doctor! My husband and I both love him!
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Everyone I know has had a great results and been very happy with Dr. Haw. Before my cataract surgery I was very anxious. He made me feel comfortable and the surgery was a piece of cake! Next day was 20/20!!!
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Caring, soft spoken, competent, genial
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