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Rajiv Rathod, MD

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Spanish, English
Primary Address | Office Details
Orange County Retina Medical Group - Santa Ana
999 North Tustin Avenue
Suite 17

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: (714) 972-8432

Fax: (714) 972-8474

Secondary Address | Office Details
Orange County Retina Medical Group

320 Superior Avenue

Suite 160

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Phone: (949) 646-3242

Fax: (714) 972-8474

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence Affiliated Physicians, St. Joseph
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  • Meet The Provider
    Dr. Raj Rathod is a native of Orange County, having grown up in the Anaheim Hills area. He completed his undergraduate education at Stanford University, receiving a B.S. in Biology. He then worked for a medical internet startup in Los Angeles, before moving on to attend medical school and business school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He returned to California for a year, completing an internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose. His residency was completed at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes Jewish Medical Center, where he received several awards for teaching and patient care. Following residency, Dr. Rathod served as the Chief Resident at Washington University. His next stop was Chicago, where he completed a two year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and ocular tumors at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He was voted by the department as “Fellow of the Year.”
    Dr. Rathod’s clinic interests include diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retinopathy of prematurity, macular hole, and epiretinal membrane. He also has specific training in management of intraocular tumors, including uveal melanoma. His research interests include novel applications of minimally invasive surgery, outcomes of newer surgical techniques, and understanding the use of ocular therapeutics. Dr. Rathod is a member of several medical societies and is actively involved in national meetings and organizations.
    Dr. Rathod and his fiancé live in south Orange County. They enjoy staying active and traveling. Dr. Rathod enjoys photography, music, computer technology, and cooking.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest
    Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Retinal Detachment, Macular Hole, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Epiretinal Membrane, Intraocular Tumors
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Stanford - 1999
    • Fellowship
      University of Illinois - 2012
    • Residency
      Barnes Jewish Hospital - 2009
    • Medical School
      Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - 2005
    • Internship
      Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - 2006
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Providence Medicare Advantage
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross

Orange County Retina Medical Group - Santa Ana

  • Address
    999 North Tustin Avenue, Suite 17,
    Santa Ana, CA 92705
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  • Phone
    (714) 972-8432
    (714) 972-8474
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Secondary Location

Orange County Retina Medical Group