Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner

Primary Care, Ophthalmology
Santa Monica, CA
27 years experience female

Locations

Santa Monica Eye Medical Group

Santa Monica, CA

Address

1908 Santa Monica Blvd #3, Santa Monica, CA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

310-828-1359

Insurances accepted

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Blue Shield of California

Cigna

Health Net Of California

Optum

Providence Health Plans

SCAN Health Plan

UnitedHealthcare

Vision Service Plan

Tricare

MaineCare

Aetna

About

Bio

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner is an educator and a leader in innovative eye surgical techniques and laser surgeries. Dr. Stelzner’s vast medical training and experience as well as her compassion for her patients have made her one of the top ophthalmologists in the country. As chief physician at the Santa Monica Eye Group, Dr. Stelzner specializes in cataract, refractive laser , esthetic and eyelid surgeries. In addition to serving her patients in private practice, Dr. Stelzner is Chief of Ophthalmology at the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. She was Director of Eye Care at the Greater Los Angeles Veterans’ Hospital. As Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine/Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Stelzner attends the UCLA Ophthalmology residents.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Armenian, English, Mandarin, Persian

Doctor Q&A

622 Answers
522 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Need an exam: I do not think it’s your pupil but it could be on ur cornea or ur lens. It could be Cortical cataract. If it’s not effecting ur vision with no pain a ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Very Serious : Sleep apnea means you stop breathing and not getting oxygen into your system. Lack of oxygen can cause many issues in your body. Brian, heart, optic ... Read More
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Feb 12, 2015
Knowledgeable and kind in her answers. I highly recommend my fellow Ophthalmologist, Dr. Stelzner
Apr 14, 2013
Nice Answers!!!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stelzner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower10
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for the time you put in sending your reply, I am going to get my eyes check and get my glasses upgraded to a new prescription.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for responding. I will have her follow your instructions. Again thank you so much!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I had planned to buy new pillows today to see if that helped, fingers crossed it works, thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CTR
Completed 2000

Awards

Patient's Choice Award
Residence Teaching award from JSEI
California best doctors(super doctors), Los Angeles Magazine

Affiliations

Fellow of American College of Surgeons, FACS
American Acadamy of Anti Aging Medicine

Virtual Visit Ratings

4.8
6 ratings

6 top reviews

26-year-old male
Jan 12, 2019
Very useful and informative consultation! I'm completely satisfied! Thank you, Dr. Stelzner!
35-year-old female
May 29, 2018
41-year-old female
Nov 25, 2017 Antioch, CA
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