Dr. Robert W Lingua MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Robert Lingua is an ophthalmologist in Irvine, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of California, Irvine Healthcare and Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Lingua accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at University of California, Irvine Healthcare and one of 24 at Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1980 - 1981

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1977

United Hospitals Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1977 - 1980

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Thyroid eye disease presenting after cataract surgery.
Hamed, L. M., Lingua, R. W.

Synergistic divergence and jaw-winking phenomenon.
Hamed, L. M., Dennehy, P. J., Lingua, R. W.

A caliper-hook for strabismus surgery.
Lingua, R. W., Lee, W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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