Dr. Kent W Small MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Kent Small is an ophthalmologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center and Olympia Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Small accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center and one of 29 at Olympia Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Armenian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Retinal

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1981–1985

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985–1988

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1981

Duke Univ Med Ctr
Fellowship, Surgical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1983–1985

Duke Univ Med Ctr
Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery, 1988–1991

Louisiana State University
Other Training, Zoology, 1974–1977

Tulane University
Other Training, Medicine, 1977–1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 25 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diplomat, American Board of Ophthalmology
2012

Top Doctors in Southern California
2009

Life member of Kingston’s National Registry of Who’s Who
2002

Outstanding Scientist of the 21st Century
2001

Member, American Ophthalmological Society
2001

Associate, American Ophthalmological Society
1998

Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
1998

Member, National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute Visual Science C Study Section
1997

Member, National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute Visual Science B Study Section
1997

American Men and Women of Science
1997

Best Doctors in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Magazine
1996

Best Doctors in America
1996

Best Doctors in America, Pacific Region
1996

Attending, University of Florida
1993

Jacob Javits Fellow
1990

Chief Resident, Duke Eye Center
1987

Fellowship
1985

Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society
1980

Alpha Omega Alpha, Tulane University Medical School
1980

American Cancer Association Research Externship
1979

Dean's List L.S.U
1977

Phi Eta Sigma
1976

Phi Kappa Phi
1976

Alpha Epsilon Delta
1976

Publications & Presentations

Identification and Characterization of mutations in families affected with Corneal dystrophy.

Characterization of mutations in families affected with Corneal dystrophy.

Vitamin A deficiency in American adults.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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