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Dr. Kent Small, MD

Ophthalmology
4.5 (17)
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience
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Dr. Kent Small, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Glendale, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center and Olympia Medical Center.

Dr. Small works at Macula & Retina Institute in Glendale, CA with other offices in Los Angeles, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Chorioretinal Scars, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Degenerative Disorders of Globe along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and 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
    Secondary
    411 N Central Ave Ste 115, Glendale, CA 91203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 552-5040
  2. 2
    Primary
    8635 W 3rd St Ste 395W, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 659-2200

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
  • Olympia Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Chorioretinal Scars
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe

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Chorioretinal Scars Chevron Icon
Age-Related Macular Degeneration Chevron Icon
Degenerative Disorders of Globe Chevron Icon
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM) Chevron Icon
Conjunctival Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
Drusen Chevron Icon
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Macular Edema Chevron Icon
Progressive High Myopia Chevron Icon
Retinal Dystrophy Chevron Icon
Retinal Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) Chevron Icon
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Chevron Icon
Acute Endophthalmitis Chevron Icon
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid Chevron Icon
Benign Neoplasm of Eye Chevron Icon
Blepharitis Chevron Icon
Cataract Chevron Icon
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Chevron Icon
Chronic Endophthalmitis Chevron Icon
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration Chevron Icon
Corneal Diseases Chevron Icon
Corneal Erosion Chevron Icon
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) Chevron Icon
Dry Eyes Chevron Icon
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Endophthalmitis Chevron Icon
Eye Cancer Chevron Icon
Eye Infections Chevron Icon
Eyelid Disorders Chevron Icon
Floaters Chevron Icon
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Glaucoma Chevron Icon
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Macular Hole Chevron Icon
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) Chevron Icon
Pterygium Chevron Icon
Purulent Endophthalmitis Chevron Icon
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear Chevron Icon
Retinal Neovascularization Chevron Icon
Retinal Vein Occlusion Chevron Icon
Senile Cataracts Chevron Icon
Visual Field Defects Chevron Icon
Vitreous Hemorrhage Chevron Icon
All Headaches (incl. Migraine) Chevron Icon
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Chevron Icon
Blindness Chevron Icon
Color Blindness Chevron Icon
Corneal Ulcer Chevron Icon
Diabetic Eye Disease Chevron Icon
Diabetic Retinopathy Chevron Icon
Diplopia Chevron Icon
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis) Chevron Icon
Focal Laser Photocoagulation Chevron Icon
Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease Chevron Icon
Iridocyclitis Chevron Icon
Keratitis Chevron Icon
Macular Amyloidosis Chevron Icon
Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I Chevron Icon
Macular Degeneration Chevron Icon
Macular Dystrophy Chevron Icon
Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2 Chevron Icon
Macular Pucker Chevron Icon
Migraine Chevron Icon
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Night Blindness Chevron Icon
Optic Neuritis Chevron Icon
Panretinal Photocoagulation Chevron Icon
Pars Planitis Chevron Icon
Photocoagulation Chevron Icon
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) Chevron Icon
Posterior Vitreous Detachment Chevron Icon
Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Chevron Icon
Retina Diseases Chevron Icon
Retinal Degeneration Chevron Icon
Retinal Detachment With Break Chevron Icon
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation Chevron Icon
Retinal Testing Chevron Icon
Scatter Laser Treatment Chevron Icon
Strabismus Chevron Icon
Trichiasis Chevron Icon
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis Chevron Icon
Vascular Disease Chevron Icon
Vitreous Detachment Chevron Icon
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    4.4
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    Jan 02, 2021
    Amazing and very kind doctor. Diagnosed giant cell arteritis when noone else helped... basically saved me from blindness. Forever grateful.
    Jacqleen Freimantale — Jan 02, 2021
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    About Dr. Kent Small, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Armenian and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1861470783
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Duke University
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

    Dr. Small has seen patients for Chorioretinal Scars, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Degenerative Disorders of Globe, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Small on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Small. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Small.

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