Deep Dudeja MD | Ophthalmologist | La Mirada, CA | Santa Fe Springs, CA | PIH Health
Deep R. Dudeja

Deep R. Dudeja MD

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Ophthalmology
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4.7 / 5 (based on 794 Reviews) View 171 Comments

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Dr. Dudeja credits his family with instilling a passion for medicine in him at an early age while growing up in India.  Dr. Dudeja describes ophthalmology as “one of the most rewarding specialties,” adding “being able to restore vision, the gratitude of patients and satisfaction it provides cannot be expressed in words.”  Ophthalmology, he says, requires “tech savvy,” which “allows for a good mix of medical and surgical services.

Dr. Dudeja belongs to Surgical Eye Expedition International, a nonprofit organization that provides volunteer ophthalmologic services to disadvantaged individuals worldwide. Married with children, he loves outdoor photography.  

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Whittier Hospital

PIH Health Physicians

Profile

Gender

Male

Specialties

Ophthalmology

Languages

  • Hindi

Education

Residency

Interfaith Medical Center (New York)

Fellowship

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston)

Internship

Loma Linda Community Hospital

Medical Education

St Louis University School of Medicine (Missouri)

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

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Patient Reviews

October 05, 2021
Very helpful, always has been.
October 05, 2021
Doctor was very kind and took time to answer all my questions. He also provided me with literature that recapped our conversation. He and his staff were very professional and I felt I was getting great care.
October 05, 2021
Every thing was great in the office but the parking was very bad! Apparently there are new tenants in the building and now there is not enough parking space.
October 04, 2021
excellent
October 04, 2021
I just would like to say that I missed the first option to be able to comment on him. He's wonderful. He's been examine my eyes now, for about 5 or 6 years. I'd want to go to anybody else. He's wonderful, he spends time with me and I really do like the care that I get some him. The only problem is it's very difficult to get him to make an appointment at the office that I went, that I saw him in because he's another location, so I had to wait like 3 months, maybe even longer than that, to see him. That's the only problem I have. He is better off if it's one location, and then I, I, I know, I'd have to go down to, I guess it's Downy, it's where he's at also. So that's the only problem I have that I had to wait too long to see him, but he's wonderful. He is a very good doctor. Thank you.
September 29, 2021
Very professional but Dr. Dudeja always spends whatever time he needs to answer questions and explain any concerns he might have. Keeps me coming back!
September 29, 2021
Everyone is professional and personable!
September 29, 2021
Never disappointed previous 7yesrs
September 27, 2021
It took a long time before I was able to get my appointment
September 27, 2021
Excellent Dr
September 22, 2021
Dr Dudeja is very knowledgeable, thorough and patient.
September 21, 2021
Doctor has excellent patient care.
September 20, 2021
excelllent
September 20, 2021
I was treated with respect and all my concerns were considered and answered.
September 20, 2021
I have had this provider for years. He has always given me the greatest care. I have referred several to him.
September 13, 2021
Great staff and Dr Dudeja of course.
September 07, 2021
Dr. Dudeja was excellent as usual and his staff were professional and provided excellent customer service.
September 02, 2021
I just wanted to say that Dr. Dudeja explains things very well and makes patients feel very comfortable about the procedures. Thank you.
August 31, 2021
Dr. Dudeja was very... very good. His staff was excellent. Courtesy. Everything. I do recommend him highly.
August 30, 2021
Yes, you have done good job, and I am happy with that.
August 30, 2021
My prescription medicine was extremely expensive it was noted to the doctors the docs attention the doctor never responded
August 30, 2021
Very organized with the amount of people waiting to be seen.
August 25, 2021
The caring feeling I experience at each visit is so helpful in dealing with my eye concerns.
August 23, 2021
The doctor was very knowledgeable which reassured me with his diagnosis.
August 18, 2021
I have been always very impressed with all of the PH facilities. I had to use the orthopedic and the staff there at La Habra were wonderful. The doctors there are wonderful and I found that same experience there at the eye clinic here in La Habra. The only thing is that I guess you're so busy or they're so good is that it's hard to get an appointment soon after you have your first visit. I'd have to wait almost 2 months later before I can get my glasses. That's the only thing. Other than that, everything is positive about all of the PH facilities. Thank you very much.
August 18, 2021
I like this doctor and his job
August 17, 2021
Dr. D is extremely professional, respectful and knowledgeable. We are very pleased with all of his care. Would, and have, recommended him to others. Unfortunately we will be moving out of state and are very sad to not be returning. That being said my husband needs some follow up care and Dr. D immediately, on the spot, wrote up his report of our visit and the procedure that will need to be done when we find our new doctor. Thank you Dr. D!
August 17, 2021
I really felt safe there
August 16, 2021
I'm a little disappointed in having the provider arrive late to the appt.- about 20 minutes. I realize unforeseen events happen, and a simple word from the staff that dr. will be detained, or a brief apology from the dr. for his tardiness is all that is required, and would be considerate. I have other obligations also, and although I was not late, I was rushed and didn't intend to be!
August 16, 2021
Dr. DUDEJA listened to my concerns and gave me answers that I could understand. I truly appreciate the time that Dr. DUDEJA spent explaining my current health condition regarding my eyes. He is honest & straightforward.
August 16, 2021
The staff at Dr. Dudeja's are all super. Such friendly helpful staff all around. Great experience.
August 11, 2021
The staff at this office was courteous, patient, and professional.
August 09, 2021
Provider listens
August 04, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is wonderful, caring and understanding of all diffuiculties
August 04, 2021
Dr Dudeja and his staff are very efficient.
August 03, 2021
good experience
August 02, 2021
Dr's & staff are very caring, trust worthy, honest & very professional. They treat you like family & with much respect. Thank you PIH & staff.
July 28, 2021
I was very, very pleased with all the staff, especially the young girl who did the testing. She was wonderful with my Dementia dad. Thank you so much for such a pleasant appointment for my dad.
July 27, 2021
He is a great doctor and personable
July 27, 2021
I like the way they treated me because it was a different they respect you and everything else.
July 21, 2021
Dr D is very knowledgeable, patient, and caring. Everything you would want in a physician. Staff courteous and efficient. Office well-organized. Too popular. You have to wait a long time for an appt.
July 19, 2021
My visit was pleasant and very impressed with Dr. Dudeja
July 14, 2021
What I most appreciated was the courtesy and care.
July 14, 2021
Appreciated that seating adhered to social distancing, masks were required and equipment sanitized before each use. Professional staff lent to an efficient process from arrival, consultation and exam with doctor and staff, thru to check out.
July 13, 2021
He's always very professional, very kind, and listen to his patients and is concerned for our well being even asked me how my husband was doing after Covid. He's a very good doctor.
July 13, 2021
It was very nice to see him again
July 12, 2021
The people in the office are very kind.
July 12, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is absolutely amazing. He takes the time to educate his patients and answers all our questions with patience in a manner that we can understand. He cares about the people he assists and it shows. I am very grateful for him!
July 07, 2021
It was an outstanding experience
July 01, 2021
Excellent customer service from everyone I came in contact with. Very pleased with the entire experience from start to finish. Same day surgery personnel were great as well as Dr. Dudeja.
June 30, 2021
For me the doctor is excellent, I have been with him for 10 years and all the time he has treated me very well.
June 29, 2021
Excellent info and reasoning for my concerns.
June 24, 2021
Was very understanding and very thorough with everything. Put me at ease..
June 23, 2021
I felt the staff was very slow. I was waiting to have an adjustment on my glasses and the girl was taking care of another customer. But she dragged it out completely, longer than was necessary. Talking about things that didn't matter. I felt it was rude and I would not recommend this office to anyone.
June 23, 2021
Excellent physician
June 23, 2021
There was no parking and three cars looking for a space. I saw one car leave and park next door, another park in a no parking area, and I waited 10 minutes for a space. Also, the waiting area in the hall is miserably hot.
June 23, 2021
The staff at the PIH Eye Center was very professional and friendly
June 21, 2021
Dr. Dudeja and his staff are always extremely professional and efficient
June 09, 2021
The provider is great but the parking situation is not good. Not enough places to park.
June 08, 2021
Very satisfied
June 07, 2021
Always a pleasure dealing with the staff.
June 07, 2021
This office takes care of you in a courteous and very professional way. You feel very comfortable with established and professional doctors
June 07, 2021
Doctor D is always very professional and explains everything in detail and very clearly. His assistants are all very good as well.
June 02, 2021
I receive great care from all PIH personnel.
June 02, 2021
This office is fantastic! Everyone was kind and professional. Dr Dudeja is fantastic- explains everything.
June 02, 2021
Very pleasant and professional
May 26, 2021
Treated with respect and very professional.
May 26, 2021
As a new patient I was very pleased with my visit to dr Dudeja office. Staff was pleasant and efficient as was doctor. I will definitely be returning for follow up care
May 17, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is the best Ophthalmodist I have ever had..
May 13, 2021
I really appreciate the fact that the office staff worked me into an appt. on a very busy day..........somewhat due to an emergency. Dr. Dudeja explanined my situation clearly and has referred me to further medical assistance. I high recommend him to all friends and family
May 11, 2021
Doctor was knowledgeable and straightforward, much appreciated
May 10, 2021
I am very happy with the results of my cataract surgeries, as well as the aftercare that Dr. Dudeja has provided since then.
May 10, 2021
The doctor and the woman who ran the tests were very kind, good listeners and explained the condition narrow angles and the procedure to correct it in words that I understood
May 10, 2021
Everyone was very professional and helpful. I feel confident about having cataract surgery. Thank you.
May 05, 2021
This doctor is wonderful. He explains everything.
May 04, 2021
I've alway had a positive experience. The office staff is very friendly and helpful. I usually have to wait a little bit especially since I had to fill out some more paperwork. I goes pretty fast, and I always bring a gook to read if I have to wat a little longer.
May 03, 2021
I love Dr. D. He took very good care of me. He knew I was afraid, because I have had a couple of bad procedures on my eyes, and he he reassured me, and just explained everything, and took every precaution so that I had no complications, whatsoever, and I'm very satisfied.
May 03, 2021
Dr Dudeja is very thorough and explained in a manner I would understand. The staff in front desk not to familiar with what I was there for, they gave me same papers to fill out I had filled out a few weeks prior and asked if I had driver when I was not going to be dialated. Seems like communication is lacking somewhere at the La Mirada office.
May 03, 2021
The Dr.explained everything about my surgery in detail that was easy for me to understand.
April 28, 2021
Best place for ME at PIH!!!!
April 26, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is always very attentive to my needs.
April 26, 2021
Great appointment scheduling, short wait time. Excellent service
April 26, 2021
Dr Dudeja and his team are wonderful. Efficient, explaining what they are doing and why. so appreciative
April 26, 2021
Everyone was very courteous, and I felt like my needs were their top concern.
April 21, 2021
THANK YOU SO MUCH.
April 20, 2021
The doctor was excellent, he took the time to explain to both my wife and I, the procedure that I'll be having in about 3 weeks. And we both felt very comfortable with him, explain that they'll do one surgery and 3-4 weeks later they'll do the other eye. And he also explained that there was another type of procedure they could do but he recommended that I didn't need that. So he was very thorough. I've already recommended him to other people. Thank you very much and God bless
April 20, 2021
He made me feel very comfortable with his services. Excellent services
April 20, 2021
Dr Dudeja is wonderful. Competent and kind!
April 20, 2021
They all were very nice
April 20, 2021
I really like the attention they give me there with the Dr, they are all very kind and attentive and it is a super super well attended service and I thank you very much, thank you
April 19, 2021
This is my first time seeing Dr. Deep. I was expecting my annual full eye exam. Eye exam was mostly on the current status of cataracts. No eye tests done to see if vision had changed from last year. Guess next year I need to be "more detailed" beyond saying "annual eye exam" when make appointment.
April 19, 2021
It was a very comfortable experience.
April 14, 2021
Good experience. Explained to them I had another appointment in an hour and they got me out in a timely manner.
April 13, 2021
Great doctor
April 06, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is a great guy, not only is he an excellent physician, but very approachable, very nice.
April 06, 2021
The staff and the people and the doctor we're very nice, very helpful, very knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable. The facilities was a little bit tacky. I don't know how long you've been in that - been in that building, but it it showed a lot of wear and it seems a little bit second rate to me. Parking was a real problem. Also very difficult in the pack and parking was full. That's the only comment I have at this moment. Thank you.
April 06, 2021
I appreciated staff willingness to accommodate my need to speechread due to my hearing impairment. Masks make it so difficult.
April 05, 2021
After seeing 3 previous doctors, I finally got a diagnosis for my problem, I'm extremely happy someone took the time to work with me and explain to me what was going on with eyes
April 05, 2021
The only complaint I have is the wait time between appointments. I needed to schedule a procedure and the only appointments available were 2 months away. My procedure wasn't considered urgent but for me since what I needed removed was below my eye felt as though it's not that important.
March 31, 2021
It was awesome!!!
March 31, 2021
Exceptional competent and caring staff and doctor
March 30, 2021
The Dr. Dudeja is a fantastic doctor. Explains well and listens to what I have to say.
March 29, 2021
Dr. Dudeja has been my doctor for a long time. Great Doctor and never a bad experience. Always listens to my questions and answers promptly will good advice. Office staff is always nice, friendly, and fast too.
March 25, 2021
It was Not so bad for the pain I was having in my eye
March 24, 2021
Prompt, professional, and courteous
March 24, 2021
This doctor is my favorite, favorite eye doctor. I have a number of eye doctors because I've had complicated surgeries on my eyes. He is the one doctor that will sit and spend, if necessary, an entire 20 minutes listening to me and answering all my questions. The other ones to do not do this. He is especially kind and thoughtful and he's probably the best doctor you have.
March 22, 2021
They gave me good service. I liked it a lot. Thank you.
March 18, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is an exceptional physician, surgeon, communicator and he's my first choice always. My husband as well and the staff there is wonderful, caring, knowledgeable and follow through. Thank you so much.
March 15, 2021
Dr.Dudeja was very personable and professional.
March 10, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is an excellent doctor, very professional. He did surgery on my eye for cataracts and to correct my stigmatism and he's going to do a second surgery on my eye, on the other eye and so, I trust him fully. He did a great job. He's very professional and a very, very excellent doctor.
March 08, 2021
Excellent care from Dr. Dudeja. Thank you.
March 08, 2021
Yes, I thought the doctor that did did the check was very kind and understanding. Thank you. Goodbye.
March 08, 2021
Dr Dudeja was very helpful
March 08, 2021
My former ophthalmologist retired last July, and I remember having had a friend from church, whose husband was a doctor, recommend Dr. Dudeja. I have not been disappointed. He is a very good doctor.
March 08, 2021
Dr. Dudeja was friendly, courteous, explained what to expect during examination, warm personality, did not brush me off when exam was completed. His staff was friendly, courteous, efficient, knew what they were doing and expected to do, exolained what they were going to do, gave me complete attention.
March 08, 2021
I have been a patient with Dr. Dudeja for over five years. He and his team are consistently, professional, courteous, and very respectful. I recommend him to family members and friends for their eyecare needs.
March 03, 2021
This office is very organized and staff is friendly. They re consistently on the ball and never keep you waiting for an unreasonable period.
March 02, 2021
I just want to say thank you to the staff and to the doctor. I think you guys do a fantastic job, and I really appreciate it. Thank you again.
March 02, 2021
He's great!!
March 02, 2021
Everyone in The Doctors office was awesome and very professional. Needless to say the Doctor is excellent and very caring.
February 24, 2021
The technician that did my mammogram was excellent, she warmed her hands, made sure. I was comfortable the whole time and she just did an excellent job.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Dudeja was very professional, polite and respectful! His staff was also exceptionally courteous. I certainly will visit him again when the need arises if before my annual scheduled appointment.
February 24, 2021
I had to change the time of my appointment and the office staff were very accommodating and understanding and were able to make it work.
February 23, 2021
Dr. Dudeja is an excellent doctor. I had cataracts surgery with him came out really good. Just so pleased with him. So that is it. Thank you.
February 23, 2021
It was fast and efficient and He was very professional and thorough.
February 11, 2021
The nurses that took care of me were excellent. They were very very friendly and very caring. It's them who made it a. A good experience. I want to thank them.
February 11, 2021
They don't need to change anything the doctor is wonderful. Their staff is wonderful the doctors very knowledgeable, very kind and he knows exactly what he's doing.
February 03, 2021
I have no complaints. Happy with the doctor and his treatment, his service
February 03, 2021
I experience very prompt and very cleanliness there and the girls are very very nice. The doctor Dr. Dudeja is very very prompt and very very good. I would recommend him highly. Thank you so much.
February 03, 2021
Enjoyed expert treatment for years in a very caring professional manner
February 02, 2021
Dr. Dudeja's very thorough in his approach. Very accurate in ... in service that he provides. Engages in conversation related to health issues that might impact my vision. Explained ways that any issues that were determined could be reversed, and it was a very excellent conversation.
February 01, 2021
It was informative and helpful.
January 26, 2021
I appreciate the caring spirit of those in this office that I have been in contact with.
January 19, 2021
The process of getting to see Dr. Dudeja was very very good. I don't really have any suggestions for better service other than it takes a long time to get an appointment.
January 18, 2021
It was informative and beneficial.
January 12, 2021
I was very pleased with the care and concern and the end results that I was received.
January 11, 2021
Do to the length of how long it took to get an appointment I lost my insurance was was not able to get the issue resolved that I went to see the Dr.
January 06, 2021
My experience with this doctor have always been perfect.
January 06, 2021
Very happy with the service of the Doctors and the staff. Thanks
December 23, 2020
I would be delighted to have my friends and family see this physician ??
December 22, 2020
PIH Health Eye Care is a wonderful department. La Mirada and La Habra are full of caring efficient staff and physicians.
December 22, 2020
Dr. Dudeja seems always interested in me and is willing to interact with me about his own life experiences.
December 21, 2020
I have been going to this provider for the past few years and I have have been very pleased with the quality of care. The doctors are excellent, the staff is courteous and efficient. Overall, I feel confident I am in good hands.
December 21, 2020
Trust him
December 16, 2020
Great and friendly people.
December 14, 2020
He is the best in his field. Changed my wife's eye doctor to him
December 14, 2020
Excellent Doctor would recommend him to family and friends.
December 11, 2020
Fine doctor
December 09, 2020
I would recommend Dr Dudeja
December 08, 2020
Dr. provided clear and easy to understand explanation of the issue.
December 07, 2020
This provider cares about his patients.
December 07, 2020
IF YOU WANT EXCELLENT CARE IN A FRIENDLY AND REASSURING ENVIRONMENT, THEN THIS THE PLACE TO GO.
December 03, 2020
Dr Dudeja is the best eye doctor/surgeon
December 02, 2020
Very knowledgeable and professional
November 30, 2020
I was nervous when I went in The way he explained things calmed me. U look forwad to my next visit
November 23, 2020
Doctor was not rushed - took time to answer all my concerns and questions.
November 23, 2020
Dr. Dudeja and his staff are another excellent part of the PIH Health Physicians network. I feel very comfortable having him treat my eyes. They have very modern, up to date, clean and efficient facilities at their La Mirada, California facility. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Dudeja to my friends and family.
November 18, 2020
Outstanding,caring doctor.
November 17, 2020
The physician was very understanding
November 17, 2020
I have recommended Dr. Dudeja to some of my friends
November 16, 2020
The provider was great, listened and explained everything. provider asked if patient had any questions. provider smile and was a people's person
November 11, 2020
He's very good doctor
November 09, 2020
Be prepared to wait 2-3 months for an appointment.
November 09, 2020
My only problem is that my appointment wat at 1.30 pm, I waited 20 minutes before they called me in. Once I was called in all went smooth. I always arrive for my appointments 15 minutes before. Just saying.
November 04, 2020
He is very knowledgeable and will take time to explain in detail the correct way to take care of specific problems you may be concerned about.
October 26, 2020
Excellent ophthalmologist
October 21, 2020
Friendly staff clean facility and knowledgeable Dr.
October 21, 2020
Dr. Dudeja was very professional and competent.
October 21, 2020
The best
October 19, 2020
Dr. Dudeja is personable and professional.
October 19, 2020
I've been noticing that ALL of PIH's "specialty" providers are taking much more longer to schedule an appointment. Some as far as 4 months out and this, in my opinion, is unacceptable considering one may be experiencing pain, or issues related to their condition.
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