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Dr. Lorne Kapner, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.6 (8)
Map Pin Small Escondido, CA
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Lorne Kapner, MD

Dr. Lorne Kapner, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Escondido, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Poway, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Escondido. Dr. Kapner, completed a residency at University of Arizona. Patients rated Dr. Kapner an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Kapner works at North County Eye Center in Escondido, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Chorioretinal Scars 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. Kapner's Office Locations

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    North County Eye Center Inc.
    225 E 2nd Ave Ste 102, Escondido, CA 92025 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 738-9985

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  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

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Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Sjögren's Syndrome
Solar Retinopathy
Temporal Arteritis
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
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Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
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    About Dr. Lorne Kapner, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1144255621
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Arizona
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Vincent'S Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Lorne Kapner, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kapner is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Kapner works at North County Eye Center in Escondido, CA. View the full address on Dr. Kapner’s profile.

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

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Kapner. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kapner.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kapner, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kapner appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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