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Dr. Gary Aguilar, MD

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48 years of experience
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Dr. Gary Aguilar, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 48 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles and is affiliated with Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Mary's Medical Center.

Dr. Aguilar works at San Francisco Eye Institute in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Keratitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of California and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Schwartz & Swift Optical
    711 Van Ness Ave Ste 310, San Francisco, CA 94102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 775-3392

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  • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
  • St. Mary's Medical Center

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    Dec 11, 2021
    I've been a patient for about 12 years - he is simply the best. Did an amazing job with my cataract surgery - 20/20 vision! When ophthalmologists in San Francisco need cataract surgery, they see Dr Aguilar
    — Dec 11, 2021
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    About Dr. Gary Aguilar, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 48 years of experience
    Years of Experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1366544371
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Stanford Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Ucla Harbor Genl Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Gary Aguilar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Aguilar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Aguilar has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Aguilar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Aguilar works at San Francisco Eye Institute in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Aguilar’s profile.

    Dr. Aguilar has seen patients for Keratitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Aguilar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Aguilar. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Aguilar.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Aguilar, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Aguilar appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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