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Dr. Sayed Jovkar, MD

Ophthalmologist

Los Gatos, CA

About Dr. Sayed Jovkar

Dr. Jovkar is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He completed his ophthalmic residency training at premier medical school, McGill University. Even before LASIK was FDA-approved in the U.S., Dr. Jovkar studied refractive surgery with several pioneering Canadian eye surgeons. While still in Canada, Dr. Jovkar contributed research and writing to a book on laser eye surgery before LASIK was approved by the FDA in the USA. Dr. Jovkar is among the best trained ophthalmologists in the San Francisco Bay Area. Training with several well-known ophthalmologists in cosmetic ophthalmic procedures, Dr. Jovkar has continued to keep abreast of new ophthalmic surgical techniques. Because of Dr. Jovkar's extensive training and experience, he is frequently invited to give lectures to other doctors in the San Francisco area on advanced medical and surgical techniques. Before specializing in ophthalmology, Dr. Jovkar practiced general and internal medicine. This experience has proven instrumental in providing him with a broad understanding of a patient's overall medical problems. Dr. Jovkar is highly experienced in ophthalmic surgeries. He has been practicing medicine that includes surgery for over 18 years and has performed thousands of eye surgeries. He regularly performs an impressive breadth of eye surgeries including cataract, laser eye surgery, glaucoma, pterygium, and cosmetic eye surgery. Because of his impressive body of work, Dr Jovkar was chosen by San Jose Magazine as one of San Jose’s Top Doctors. Besides earning a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from McGill University, Dr. Jovkaralso holds a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in biomedical engineering.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • AIG

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • McGill University (Bachelor's)
  • McGill University, Master's in Biomedical Engineering

Professional memberships

  • California Medical Association
  • International College of Surgeons
  • Santa Clara County Medical Association
  • Peninsula Eye Society

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Tagalog

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1316092802

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4.7
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Very Nice office and staff MGR Carol was extremely personable and supportive and professional. Doctor is 'great' and theoffice is very well run and was very happy with the services. THANK YOU Roshandra warmly writing on
Very Nice office and staff MGR Carol was extremely personable and supportive and professional. Doctor is 'great' and the office is very well run and was very happy with the services.THANK YOU Roshandra warmly writing on
Roshandra S. · May 26, 2019
He was so awesome. I was so worried when I injured my eye, but he made me feel very comfortable, makingsure it will be fine. And it is getting better definitely. The nurses are super kind too.
He was so awesome. I was so worried when I injured my eye, but he made me feel very comfortable, making sure it will be fine. And it is getting betterdefinitely. The nurses are super kind too.
Haewon L. · April 20, 2018

Dr. Sayed Jovkar's office location

Medical & Surgical Vision Care, Inc.

15251 National Ave, Suite 100

Los Gatos, CA 95032

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Very Nice office and staff MGR Carol was extremely personable and supportive and professional. Doctor is 'great' and the office is very well run and was very happy with the services. THANK YOU Roshandra warmly writing on

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He was so awesome. I was so worried when I injured my eye, but he made me feel very comfortable, making sure it will be fine. And it is getting better definitely. The nurses are super kind too.

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Dr. Jovkar was the BEST!!!!!!! Would definitely recommend him......

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Very professional and knowledgable.

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-too much waiting after I was in the exam room. The person helping me with basic eye exam and paperwork seemed new because she was a bit slow in processing everything and had to ask questions from other peers often, which created more waiting for me.

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I really liked the ease of scheduling and availability. Dr. Jovkar is very knowledgeable and personable.

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My husband was in so much pain and he was attended promptly, while I was still filling the forms. Dr Sayed and his staff are very kind and attentive and examined and treat very well my husband.

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I will preface this by saying this did not go well. I wont be returning. He was difficult to understand and aggressive. What I did understand was that he couldn't help me.

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What I appreciated most about Dr. Jovkar is that he did not seem rushed, and took time to make sure all of my questions and my mother's questions were answered. He was clear, comforting, and highly professional.

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Dr Jovkar is very knowledgeable and experienced. He explained the problem and gave the treatment options. Happy with the visit.

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Dr. Jovkar and his staff were very professional and friendly.

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Dr Syed is great and helpful??

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Didn't take advantage of any of the e-checkin at all. Found myself filling in all the forms again and waiting for insurance verification in their office.a

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decent doctor. but too rushed. they scheduled a follow up then when i took off work early to go in, they simply didnt have me on record. won't be coming back.

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The appointment time given by ZoDoc was off by 30 minutes. The people working at that office (including Dr. Jovkar) are not good listeners.

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Assuring and very professional.

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Nice guy and very knowledgable. Great staff as well.

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Fully met my expectations of a full eye exam. Dr. Jovkar patiently addressed several questions and concerns with compassion and education.

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The appointment was for my dad and he was very pleased with the level of care he received. He will be back for his follow up and is happy to have chosen Dr. Jovkar. On my part, I have to give props to the front office staff which coordinated the appointment and reached out to me to confirm the apt by phone and email. They made the relationship between ZocDoc and the office a seamless experience! Great job!

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Very nice guy!

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Excellent!

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Great experience. Dr Jovkar was incredibly pleasant and professional, and really took the time to thoroughly answer all of my questions. Will come back

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I felt welcomed and helped from the walkin-out by friendly staff; I appreciated. Dr Jovkar is kind, considerate and took his time to explains and answered all my questions; I am glad & happy with my visit. Nice team works starts to finish, thank you all very much.

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Everyone was very helpful and friendly. I'm moving away soon but will drive 50+ miles to see Dr. Jovkar.

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Very knowledgable and amiable. He made me feel very comfortable.

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thank you Dr. Sayed and he was kind with me and he know what do he do! I think this is good selection if you need to Dr eye.

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informative.helpful,courteous

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Professional, courteous, patient, and very informative. He answered all our questions very thoroughly and was very polite. The staff is also great.

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He is very approachable, and he absolutely made sure I understood what my exam results showed. I would highly recommend this wonderful doctor!!

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