Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner, MD, FACS

Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner, MD, FACS

Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

24 Years of Experience


Accepting patients


    Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner is a leader in comprehensive eye care and innovative eye surgical techniques. Dr. Stelzners vast medical training and experience as well as her compassion for her patients have made her one of the top ophthalmologists in the country. As a chief physician at the Santa Monica Eye Group, Dr. Stelzner specializes in comprehensive eye care, including cataract, laser and eyelid surgeries. In addition to serving her patients in private practice, Dr. Stelzner is Chief of Ophthalmology at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopedic Hospital. She is Director of Eye Care at the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Hospital. As Assistant Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine/Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Stelzner attends the UCLA ophthalmology residents. In addition to her work at UCLA, she is also the benefactor of several UCLA undergraduate and graduate scholarships. She is a staff surgeon at St. Johns Hospital in Santa Monica, Santa Monica Surgery Center, and Laser Eye Associates in Beverly Hills. The scope of Dr. Stelzners experience also includes conducting research, teaching, and publishing many peer-reviewed articles in respected scientific journals. She was invited to Milan, Italy, to perform scientific research on a grant from the Italian Council of Science. Later, she completed a research fellowship at The National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Womens Hospital. She is a sought-after speaker at national ophthalmology conventions and around the world, including a recent trip to speak at several hospitals in Japan. Twice every year she is one of the teaching faculty for the cataract surgery courses for ophthalmology residents from UCLA, USC, UCI, UCSD and Loma Linda.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Ophthalmologist (Eye Doctor)

    Education & Training

    University of Washington (Residency)

    Brigham Womans Hospital (Fellowship)

    Bachelors Degree - University of California, Los Angeles

    Masters Degree - University of California, Los Angeles

    Doctorate - Boston University School Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Ophthalmology





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    Santa Monica Eye Medical Group

    1908 Santa Monica Blvd

    # 3

    Santa Monica, CA 90404

    (310) 829-5475

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 26 reviews

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    Office Experience

    98% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    99% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    77% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    99% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Stelzner has been rated and reviewed by 26 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Stelzner, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Memberships & Associations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Professional Member

    Fellow American College of Surgeons

    Professional Member

    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

    Professional Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Sadiqa Stelzner accepting new patients?

    Yes, Sadiqa Stelzner is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Sadiqa Stelzner offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Stelzner's office at (310) 829-5475 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Sadiqa Stelzner offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Stelzner's office at (310) 829-5475 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Sadiqa Stelzner speak?

    Sadiqa Stelzner speaks English, Farsi, Spanish and Vietnamese.

    Which board certifications does Sadiqa Stelzner have?

    Sadiqa Stelzner is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

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