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Dr. Kala Swamynathan, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Pleasanton, CA
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Kala Swamynathan, MD

Dr. Kala Swamynathan, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Pleasanton, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / KILPAUK MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care Valleycare. Patients rated Dr. Swamynathan an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Swamynathan works at Valley Eye Care Ctr in Pleasanton, CA with other offices in Livermore, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Corneal Abrasion or Laceration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross 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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Dr. Swamynathan's Office Locations

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    Valley Eyecare Center Medical Associates
    5575 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 240, Pleasanton, CA 94588 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 460-5000
  2. 2
    Gagnon Vision Medical Group Inc
    28 Fenton St, Livermore, CA 94550 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (925) 606-6600

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  • Stanford Health Care Valleycare

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 35 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1427029768
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / KILPAUK MEDICAL COLLEGE
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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