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Dr. David Paikal, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Encino, CA
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Paikal, MD

Dr. David Paikal, MD is an Ophthalmologist in Encino, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Adventist Health White Memorial, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center and Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Paikal, completed a residency at Ucla Jules Stein Eye Institute. Patients rated Dr. Paikal an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Paikal works at Practice in Encino, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Conjunctivitis, Allergic Conjunctivitis and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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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Dr. Paikal's Office Locations

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    Office
    16661 Ventura Blvd Ste 522, Encino, CA 91436 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (818) 981-1663
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Adventist Health White Memorial
  • Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center
  • Valley Presbyterian Hospital

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Chronic Conjunctivitis
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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)

Treatment frequency



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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Eye Infections
Glaucoma
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract
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Chalazion
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Glaucoma Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anisocoria
Black Eye
Blepharitis
Choroidal Dystrophy
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Ectropion of Eyelid
Exotropia
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Pterygium
Retina Diseases
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Squamous Blepharitis
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Ultrasound, Eye
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. David Paikal, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Arabic, Persian and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1578659405
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Ucla Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Residency
    Internship
    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center|Ucla Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. David Paikal, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Paikal is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Paikal has seen patients for Chronic Conjunctivitis, Allergic Conjunctivitis and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Paikal on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Paikal. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Paikal.

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