Dr. William Coulter, MD

Dr. William Coulter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
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Dr. William Coulter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mi Med Sch in 1961 and specializes in ophthalmology.

533 E Micheltorena St Ste 103

Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 92% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Coulter'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*

27  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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

  • Univ Of Mi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Ia Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coulter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coulter's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coulter to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Coulter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Coulter is the best ophthalmologist by far I have seen. His experience, and best side manner is the best in my experience. His staff, and their knowledge about insurance, etc was great! Great exam!!
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Would not treat my crippling anxiety
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