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Dr. George Tanaka, MD

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Overview

Dr. George Tanaka, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Oakland, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Harvard Medical School and is affiliated with Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus and CPMC Van Ness Campus.

Dr. Tanaka works at Dr. Iryna Falkenstein in Oakland, CA with other offices in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Allergic Conjunctivitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 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

  1. 1
    Dickens Wong and Tanaka Mds
    491 30th St Ste 103, Oakland, CA 94609 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (510) 763-9775
  2. 2
    Glaucoma Specialists Bay Area
    711 Van Ness Ave Ste 330, San Francisco, CA 94102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 771-4020

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  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus
  • CPMC Van Ness Campus

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    Jul 28, 2022
    It was my pleasure to have been seen by a doctor who by nature and professionalism convinced me that i am in safe hands for taking care of glaucoma disease on my first visit on 22 July 2020
    Kirpal Dhaliwal — Jul 28, 2022
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    About Dr. George Tanaka, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Japanese
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1285723411
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Northwestern University Medical School
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • California Pacific Med Ctr-California
    Residency
    Internship
    • Mount Auburn Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Harvard Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    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. George Tanaka, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tanaka is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Tanaka has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

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

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

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Tanaka. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tanaka.

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