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Julio C. Echegoyen, MD



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Dr. Echegoyen is a native of El Salvador and grew up in Orange County California. He attended undergraduate school at California State University Fullerton and medical school at University of California Irvine, where he completed both an MD and PhD. He finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of California Irvine, and followed his training with a cornea and refractive surgery fellowship at the Shiley Eye Institute at UCSD.

Dr Echegoyen is delighted to be able to provide his services in cornea, refractive and complex cataract surgery. As a native of El Salvador, he is fluent in Spanish. Dr Echegoyen also likes to spend time with his wife and two daughters, enjoying the South Bay lifestyle visiting the beach and outdoors. He is currently accepting new patients.

Languages Spoken
  • › English
  • › Spanish
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Ophthalmology
Hospital Affiliations
  • › Shiley Eye Institute, University of California, San Diego, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship- 2015
  • › University of California Irvine, Internal Medicine Residency–2014
  • › University of California Irvine, Ophthalmology Internship- 2011
  • › University of California Irvine School of Medicine, MD- 2010
Memberships & Associations
  • › American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • › American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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480 4th Avenue
Ste. 201
Chula Vista, CA, 91910

Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • MultiPlan
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • St. Paul's Eldercare
  • Three Rivers
  • 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

Need help?

Contact Julio C. Echegoyen, MD for more assistance at (619) 618-2629.