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Dr. Babak Shabatian, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Dr. Babak Shabatian is a Board Certified Ophthalmic Surgeon who graduated with the top honors of summa cum laude from University of California in Los Angeles. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the prestigious North Shore – Long Island Jewish Hospital affiliate of New York University and Albert Einstein School of Medicine, where he also served as the Chief Resident . He then completed a fellowship in Retina and Vitreous diseases at SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn New York. Dr. Shabatian practices comprehensive ophthalmology with a focus on advanced cataract surgery and LASIK. He has performed thousands of procedures with excellent and predictable results. He has a sense of compassion in his medical practice, upon meeting him his patients will appreciate his warmth and positive energy. “Eye surgery gives me the opportunity to transform lives in minutes. I am committed to ensuring that my patients have a great experience at every level of their care.”

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Boston University, Doctor of Medicine
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Fellowship in Medical Retina
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Residency)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Farsi

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1285675629

Office locations

`Babak Shabatian, MD

44404 16th St W, Suite #102

Lancaster, CA 93534

`Babak Shabatian, MD

1280 South Victoria Ave, Suite # 160

Ventura, CA 93003

`Babak Shabatian, MD

23441 Madison St., Ste. 200

Torrance, CA 90505

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Todo estubo eselente el doctor Las enfermeros Las secretarias muy bien Gracias ??
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Friendly and professional Dr. and staff. Doctor Shabatian happy evaluated all of my concerns.
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Very professional and friendly staff! I'm so glad I made the drive there!
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Efficient and capable. met all of my expectations.
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His staff is very nice, friendly and accommodating. I didn't have to wait too long to get in to see him, but was left in the room twice for a long time while he dealt with other patient(s). When he finallydid come in (one time I actually had to open the door and gesture to his receptionist about the long wait), he mumbled an apology of sorts but didn't seem to feel the need to address the delay. I realize that one of the times I was in there for a while he had put dilating drops in my eyes and had to wait for 15 min. or so, but he popped his head in and from the door decided it needed more time so he left and didn't come back for quite a while. Medically speaking, though, I think he knows his stuff.
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Que es un gran ser humano. De los q ya no existen.
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MR. Shabatian is very professional. I will recommend him.
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He was kind, personable and professional. His medical advised treatment was not agressive but, offered a remedy wait-and-see approach to see how issue develops. I appreciate this method.
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Great!!!!
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This was my first time and the staff were very friendly and professional! They explained everything before hand which was very helpful. It did not take long before I met the doctor and he was professional, he answered all my questions and explained everything also. Definitely would recommend!
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Dr. Shabatian was great. Really personal, great sense of humor, apologetic when running late. I would recommend him.
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The staf and Dr. Shabatian were very friendly. He really tooked time to hear me and answered all my questions.
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Dr. was very patient. He was a great listener, and provided me with valuable information.
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I was very pleased with my treatment. The office staff was very helpful and I am on my way to recovery.
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I and My husband were satisfied!
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I've used ZocDoc many times and I must say this was my best experience! Babak was able to accommodate me when it worked with my work schedule at 5pm and waited up for my appointment. He took me right away, wasvery quick, thorough and very nice! I felt comfortable in his office and I'd definitely go back to him again for my next eye opt! Highly recommended!! Cassie
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Dr. Shabatian is pleasant and took the time to answer my questions. I would recommend him.
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Great guy! Took care of me. Highly recommend.
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Doctor is very kind and I went trough a full set of tests. But made me wait a little bit
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Apparently there is no cordination between zocdoc and the doctor's office. They had no record from my scheduled appointment !
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I was quite satisfied. ...
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This is the second time I'm making appointment with this Doctor through zocdoc and they called me from the office and reschedueled it. Apparently there was no coordination between the ofice and zocdoc.
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I felt very welcome. I liked the entire process on line and enjoyed everyone.
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The service and staff was friendly and fast. They where able to answer all my questions. And the dr. Was able to help me right away with laser tech.
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Quick easy appt, great office.
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