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

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

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      Dr. Christian accepts 12 insurance carriers

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      • Aetna
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Cofinity
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • Delta Health System
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Health Net
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      4.6 based on 9 responses
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Christian
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (9)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (9)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (9)
      • 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)
        10 – 15 minutes (9)
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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

      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

      • 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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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • 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

      Experience with Dr. Christian

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