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Christopher J. Gualtieri, MD


Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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Dr. Chris Gualtieri received his medical degree at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine. He served his internship at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego. He continued his medical training and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Wake Forest University.

Dr. Gualtieri was selected to be the medical director and LASIK surgeon for Nationwide Vision, and he has performed more than 2000 LASIK eye surgeries. He strives to give his patients the best, most effective tools and techniques in eye care. He enjoys caring for his patients and being actively involved in the community. Dr. Gualtieri teaches medical students, residents, and other ophthalmologist on relevant and new innovations in his field. He volunteers monthly at the Lion’s Eye Clinic performing exams on uninsured patients.

Dr. Gualtieri has over 20 years of medical experience in his field. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Gualtieri is currently accepting new patients.

Practices at
Eye Laser and Vision Center
Languages Spoken
  • › English
  • › Spanish
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Ophthalmology
Hospital Affiliations
  • › Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Ophthalmology Residency - 1995
  • › Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Internship - 1991
  • › University of Arizona College of Medicine, MD - 1990
Memberships & Associations
  • › San Diego Eye Bank
  • › American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • › California Academy of Eye Physicians
  • › American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • › San Diego Lion's Club
  • › UCSD P.A.C.E. Program, Ophthalmology Mentor
  • › Scripps Mercy Hospital, Residency Program - Clinical Rotation Educator
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3969 Fourth Avenue
Ste. 300
San Diego, CA, 92103

Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Beech Street (Workers' Comp)
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Coventry / First Health (Workers' Comp)
  • Focus Healthcare
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • Interplan / HealthSmart (Workers' Comp)
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation SISC (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Prime Health Services (Workers' Comp)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • St. Paul's Eldercare
  • Three Rivers
  • Three Rivers (Workers' Comp)
  • USA MCO (Workers' Comp)
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Alignment Health Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California Promise Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Healthcare Advantage
  • Scan Medicare Advantage
  • Scripps Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • United-AARP Medicare Advantage

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