Dr. Rona Zel Silkiss MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Rona Silkiss is an ophthalmologist in Oakland, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Silkiss accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 52 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 23 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Residency, Pediatrics, 1980 - 1982

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1983 - 1987

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, Pediatrics, 1982 - 1983

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Silicone intubation for the treatment of epiphora in adults with presumed functional nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Moscato, E.E., Dolmetsch, A.M., Silkiss, R.Z., Seiff, S.R.

A Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Gland.
Gess, A.J., Silkiss, R.Z.

Congenital ectopic cilia of the upper eyelid.
Chappell, M.C., Spencer, W., Day, S.H., Silkiss, R.Z.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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