Dr. Franklin Crystal

Dr. Franklin Crystal

Welcoming new patients

Specialty

  • Ophthalmology (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I enjoy providing comprehensive eye care in a caring manner.

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-442-0844
    225 W. Madison Ave., Suite 1
    El Cajon, CA 92020
    Hours:
    Mon., Tue., Thurs., Fri., 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Biographical Details

Age: 71
In practice since: 1973
Gender: Male

Additional Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Internship: New York Medical College
  • Residency: State University of New York

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
    Aetna PPOs, Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, California HMO, EPO, Gold EPO, Platinum EPO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO
  • Beech Street
    PPO
  • Blue Shield
    HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life, Prime
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
    PPO
  • CIGNA
    Flexcare POS, HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Covered CA
    Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Health Net Bronze PPO
  • Health Net
    Bronze PPO, EPO, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Medicare
    Assignment, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Choice HMO, Performance HMO, Performance Plus, Premier HMO, Value HMO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
    PPO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice EPO, Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, Signature Value HMO
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO
  • Workers' Compensation

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Intraocular Lens (IOL)
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Microsurgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions

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    Phone: 619-442-0844
    225 W. Madison Ave., Suite 1
    El Cajon, CA 92020

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