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Dr. William Smith, MD

Ophthalmology
4.5
Accepting new patients
49 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview

Dr. William Smith, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Temecula, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 49 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Loma Linda School of Medicine.

Dr. Smith works at Pacific Eye Institute in Temecula, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Dry Eyes, Tear Duct Disorders and Floaters 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

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    Temecula
    8112 Milliken Ave Ste 203, Temecula, CA 92590 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (909) 945-3563
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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    Nov 23, 2022
    Excellent doctor. He has cared for my eyes for many years. He is very through in his examinations, and explains everything in terms that are easily understood.
    — Nov 23, 2022
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    About Dr. William Smith, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 49 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1497709349
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Loma Linda University
    Residency
    Internship
    • Loma Linda University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • B.A., Chemistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Smith has an average wait time of Over 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Smith works at Pacific Eye Institute in Temecula, CA. View the full address on Dr. Smith’s profile.

    Dr. Smith has seen patients for Dry Eyes, Tear Duct Disorders and Floaters, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Smith on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    134 patients have reviewed Dr. Smith. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Smith.

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