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Dr. Troy Elander, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.8 (8)
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Troy Elander, MD

Dr. Troy Elander, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES. Patients rated Dr. Elander an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Elander works at Elander Eye Medical Group in Santa Monica, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Stye, Chalazion and Senile Cataracts 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. Elander's Office Locations

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    Elander Eye Care
    242 26TH ST, Santa Monica, CA 90402 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 393-0634

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    • 39 years of experience
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    • 1205858396
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES
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    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Troy Elander, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Elander is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Elander works at Elander Eye Medical Group in Santa Monica, CA. View the full address on Dr. Elander’s profile.

    Dr. Elander has seen patients for Stye, Chalazion and Senile Cataracts, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Elander on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Elander. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Elander.

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