Dr. Theodore Otis Paul MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Theodore Paul is an ophthalmologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and California Pacific Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Paul accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 68 at California Pacific Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Pediatric & Strabismus

Education & Medical Training

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1969–1972

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Internship, Transitional Year, 1967–1968

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 40 years in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Congenital intrastromal epithelial cyst of the iris.
Paul, T. O., Spencer, W. H., Webster, R.

Congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction: natural history and the timing of optimal intervention.
Paul, T. O., Shepherd, R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • 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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