Dr. William K. Christian, MD

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Dr. William K. Christian, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

The Vanguard Eye Institute 2001 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 985, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Get Directions
(310) 828-5888

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Dr. Christian specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Santa Monica, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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  • National Elevator
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Christian
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Christian's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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office staff was very professional, Dr Christian seemed arrogant and egotistical I was keep waiting for 1/2 hour along with another patient which had the same appointment time as I did, yes i was annoyed with my first time experience I will not return..
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Erlanger Medical Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale-New Haven Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

    Ucsd Shiley Eye Ctr

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of San Diego

    Graduated in 1996

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Christian's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients