Dr. Robert E Engstrom MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Robert Engstrom is an ophthalmologist in Encino, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including LAC-Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Engstrom accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at LAC-Olive View-UCLA Medical Center and one of 30 at Northridge Hospital Medical Center-Roscoe Boulevard Campus who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center J Stein Eye Institute
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1990 - 1993

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Outcomes associated with ganciclovir implants in patients with AIDS-related cytomegalovirus retinitis.
Kappel PJ , Charonis AC , Holland GN , Narayanan R , Kulkarni AD , Yu F , Boyer DS , Engstrom RE Jr , Kuppermann BD

Iris and anterior chamber angle neovascularization after iodine 125 brachytherapy for uveal melanoma.
Detorakis, E. T.,Engstrom, R. E.,Wallace, R.,Straatsma, B. R.

Bilateral vitelliform maculopathy and deferoxamine toxicity.
Gonzales, C.R., Lin, A.P., Engstrom, R.E., Kreiger, A.E.

See all 15 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem PPO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
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