Dr. Roderick Biswell MD Ophthalmologist
Dr. Roderick Biswell is an ophthalmologist in San Jose, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including O'Connor Hospital and UCSF Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. Dr. Biswell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at O'Connor Hospital and one of 57 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery
Clinical Interests: Cataract, Corneal Transplantation, Refractive Surgical Procedures
Other Languages Spoken
Education & Medical Training
University of California at San Francisco
Hennepin County Medical Center
Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1962
Other Training, Trachoma research; also medical and surgical ophthalmology, 1966–1968
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 46 years in Ophthalmology
CA State Medical License
Active through 2015
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Publications & Presentations
Retrobulbar and peribulbar regional anesthesia.
Ophthalmology-epitomes of progress: danger with eyedrops.
Ciprofloxacin therapy of Mycobacterium chelonae keratitis.
Hwang, D. G., Biswell, R.
- BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
- Multiplan PPO
- Aetna Choice POS II
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- HealthLink PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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220 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: (408) 869-3400
Fax: (408) 947-7972