Dr. William Coulter, MD

Dr. William Coulter, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 83
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Coulter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 83 years old and has been practicing for 56 years.

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
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coulter to family and friends
3.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
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)
Buellton, CA |
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!!
Santa barbara barbara, ca |
Would not treat my crippling anxiety
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Coulter accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Coulter has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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