Christopher N. Ta, MD

Cornea specialist

Professor of Ophthalmology at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.7 out of 5
237 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

Byers Eye Institute

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-6995
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2000)
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1998) CA
  • Fellowship: Univ Of Texas Southwestern (1999) TX
  • Residency, Stanford University, Ophthalmology (1998)
  • Internship: Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Oakland (1995) CA
  • Medical Education: University of Minnesota (1994) MN
  • BA, University of Minnesota, Physiology (1990)

Honors & Awards

  • Biodesign Certificate of Appreciation, Stanford Biodesign (2011)
  • Best Paper Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2008)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2008)
  • America’s Top Ophthalmologist, Consumers' Research Council of America (.)
  • Best Poster Award, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Conference (2005)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Omega Alpha (1993)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa (1990)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Great doctor and doctor assistant and great experience!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very excellent care.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Like the printout provided at end of each visit summarizing information and day's test results.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Ta is wonderful. He fully explains condition of my eyes and gives me all the options available for my problems.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

To all appreciate all the care you give, thanks.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He always worries about my vision concern about vision. He is good doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He is a nice doctor, but brevity seems to be his nature. The office gave me a discharge form with a lot of info on it - he hadn't discussed any of it with me. It was unclear to me when to follow-up.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Again, Dr. Ta is terrific!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

He's a very good or excellent care provider. He's a likeable & a friendly doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

This doctor is the best in his field - I rely and trust him in the care he always provides.

4.7 out of 5
237 Patient Ratings
10 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Great doctor and doctor assistant and great experience!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very excellent care.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Like the printout provided at end of each visit summarizing information and day's test results.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Ta is wonderful. He fully explains condition of my eyes and gives me all the options available for my problems.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

To all appreciate all the care you give, thanks.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He always worries about my vision concern about vision. He is good doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

He is a nice doctor, but brevity seems to be his nature. The office gave me a discharge form with a lot of info on it - he hadn't discussed any of it with me. It was unclear to me when to follow-up.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Again, Dr. Ta is terrific!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

He's a very good or excellent care provider. He's a likeable & a friendly doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

This doctor is the best in his field - I rely and trust him in the care he always provides.

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