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Dr. Gene Zdenek, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

*Please note the practice will reach out for additional information before your appointment** Dr. Zdenek has been practicing medicine since 1981. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Doc Z held the positions of Chief of Staff, Chairman of Emergency Room Services and Chairman of the Board at a Southern California Hospital. He went on to become the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Valley Multi-Specialty Surgery Center and Zdenek Eye Institute in central San Fernando Valley, California. Dr. Zdenek is a VISX Certified Physician and mentors other Ophthalmologists in several surgical procedures. He has taught numerous laser corrective surgeries and advanced laser and refractive techniques. Dr. Zdenek has made a significant contribution to the field of Ophthalmology by completing award winning research and development of revolutionary instruments and procedures. He has performed numerous corneal transplants and corneal surgery procedures to restore vision not only in adults, but in children and infants. In addition, Doc Z has published numerous articles, abstracts (synopsis), and book chapters on all types of Ophthalmic surgery. He has been invited to lecture extensively both in the United States and abroad. In research, he is one of the few Ophthalmologists in the United States who successfully performed the Scleral Spacing Procedure which is showing promise to eliminate the need for reading glasses after the age of forty. Doc Z has been an expert Medical Legal Witness for over 25 years. He is uniquely gifted to communicate, in both legal and layman’s terminology.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Rush University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Rush University, Residency in Ophthalmology

Professional memberships

  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Association
  • Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society

Awards and publications

  • Nikon Photography Award - Arbor Aura, Chicago IL
  • Research Honors Commencement Award - Loyola University
  • Riley-Delano Essay Award - Loyola University
  • Scholastic Honors Award - Loyola University

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1326104514

Office locations

Zdenek Eye Institute

7012 Reseda Blvd, Suite B

Reseda, CA 91355

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This doctor really knows what he's talking about and he has great bedside manner, very easy-going.
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So professional, friendly and I don't had to wait!
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I am very pleased with Dr. Gene Zdenek and loved his staff so please tell and informative they explained everything in detail.. And I was given a follow up to come back in two days to take care of the problemwith my eyes. And the coffee was really good . The office was very clean and the fish aquarium is beautiful. I would recommend Dr. Gene Zdenek to everyone.
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very professional
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Super impressed with Dr Zdenek and staff! Professional, informative, superb attention to the patient. I highly recommend this practice.
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I had some questions about my insurance and the staff was above very helpful and attentive to help me understand clearly every detail of my policy and even speak on the phone with the insurance to clearly get my coverage details.From the front desk, to the accountant everyone was very friendly.
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He was super cool and so were his receptionist! I am definitely going back.
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Everyone was great - the staff and the doctor! I would highly recommend them to everyone.
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Dr. Zdenek has such a calming and caring persona. He took time to answer my questions with great detail. The staff was also very professional and the office is lovely (really like the cool fish tank!).
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Great experience highly recommend
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Awesome
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Super nice knowledgable doctor
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Dr. Z is the BEST!!!! He has a great bedside manner, answers all questions, is patient and kind. Jolie
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He is very nice and friendly also his staffs too.
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Dr. Gene is wonderful!!! I've been seeing him for over 25 years and he always takes the time to explain to me and really cares!
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Dr Gene Zdenek was very thorough & answered all of our questions. Great doctor. Thanks
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I highly recommend this doctor and office. Everyone was very kind, professional and helpful. Dr. Zdenek answered all my questions and so was his assistant Abby. Wish I had found this office earlier.....very convenient.
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I thought he was terrific. I have been to other eye docs and none wanted to give me contacts. I left Dr. Zdenek's office with a contact for distance and one for close up. I'm throwing away 10 pairs of readingglasses. I couldn't be happier. What a great experience. I will be recommending him to all my friends. Also the office staff was kind and friendly and efficient.
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This was the most professional and positive experience I have ever had at any eye doctor in my life! From the staff in the reception area, to the doctor, and across the hall to the Optometrist , it was a GREAT experience!
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All the staff at the office and Dr. Zdenek himself are soft spoken and gentle. Office is quiet so I received the treatment in great environment. Dr. Zdenek answered all the questions I asked with a great manner. I recommend this professional strongly.
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He was friendly, professional and showed a general concern for my situation. His.staff wss respectful and considerate and allowing me to make payments was extremely appreciated. I would love to show his my.appreciate but I need.look
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very pleasant
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addressed all my relevant concerns was very sharp in his diagnosis.
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Dr. Zdenek was very personable and knowledgeable. His staff also took the time to explain and answer my questions.
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Very professional and rewarding.
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To the point with his diagnosis of my problem, and to the point about the remedy.
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Very good not rushed.
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