Dr. Michael Henry Goldbaum MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Michael Goldbaum is an ophthalmologist in La Jolla, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UC San Diego Health System and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Goldbaum accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at UC San Diego Health System and one of 33 at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Italian.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Clinical Interests: Retina, Surgical and Medical Diseases of the Retina and Vitreous, Ocular Oncology, Pediatric Retina

Education & Medical Training

Naval Hospital, Oakland
Residency, 1969

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, 1973

Tulane University
Internship, 1965 - 1966

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1965

Stanford University
Other Training, Medical Information Sciences, 1987 - 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 42 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Common variant in VEGFA and response to anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Zhao, L.,Grob, S.,Avery, R.,Kimura, A.,Pieramici, D.,Lee, J.,Rabena, M.,Ortiz, S.,Quach, J.,Cao, G.,Luo, H.,Zhang, M.,Pei, M.,Song, Y.,Tornambe, P.,Goldbaum, M.,Ferreyra, H.,Kozak, I.,Zhang, K.

Association of LIPC and advanced age-related macular degeneration.
Lee, J.,Zeng, J.,Hughes, G.,Chen, Y.,Grob, S.,Zhao, L.,Lee, C.,Krupa, M.,Quach, J.,Luo, J.,Zeng, J.,Wei, X.,Zhang, X.,Zhu, J.,Duan, Y.,Ferreyra, H.,Goldbaum, M.,Haw, W.,Shaw, P. X.,Tang, L.,Zhang, K.

Progression of Patterns (POP): A Machine Classifier Algorithm to Identify Glaucoma Progression in Visual Fields.
Goldbaum, M. H., Lee, I., Jang, G., Balasubramanian, M., Sample, P. A., Weinreb, R. N., Liebmann, J. M., Girkin, C. A., Anderson, D. R., Zangwill, L. M., Fredette, M. J., Jung, T. P., Medeiros, F., Bowd, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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