Dr. Craig Blackwell, MD



Ophthalmology     -  California,  Santa Cruz

 Overview

Dr. Craig Blackwell, MD works in Santa Cruz, California is a specialist in Ophthalmology and graduated St Louis University Hospital in 1984. Dr. Blackwell is affiliated with Sequoia Hospital, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Dominican Hospital and practicing for 38 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

 Conditions

  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Astigmatism
  • Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Beta Thalassemia Intermedia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Blepharitis
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
  • Dependence
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa Acquisita
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Eyebrows, Duplication of, With Stretchable Skin and Syndactyly
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Feeding Assessment
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inner Ear Repair
  • Kidney Cryosurgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Multiple Miscarriages
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Negative Rheumatoid Factor Polyarthritis
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Nickel Contact Allergy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Obstetric Procedures
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pancreas Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Radiation-Related Neoplasm
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexual Disorders and Gender Identity Disorders
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stereotactic Lesions
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Tilia Tree Pollen Allergy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Transarterial Chemoembolization
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Ureter Tumor
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • White Coat Hypertension

 Procedures

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Lens
  • Contact Lens Services
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disorders
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 38

 State License

  • California

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospital


St Louis University Hospital

Saint Louis, MO, USA

Year completed: 1984

 Awards

1   AAOPH

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Craig L Blackwell MD

1667 Dominican Way Suite 130
California (CA)
Santa Cruz,
95065

  (831) 462-9225

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Craig L Blackwell MD, 1667 Dominican Way Suite 130, Santa Cruz, California (CA), 95065




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Access Plus Savenet
  • Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Basic PPO
  • Benesys
  • Blue & Gold HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Covered California - Bronze PPO
  • Employer Group HMO
  • Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net PPO
  • Heritage Signature
  • Humana
  • Individual and Family PPO
  • Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
  • Local Access Plus HMO
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PacifiCare HMO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Power Select HMO
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Select Plus HMO
  • Select PPO
  • Simplifi
  • SmartCare HMO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WholeCare Network HMO

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 Affiliated Hospitals





Sequoia Hospital

170 Alameda De Las Pulgas California CA, Redwood City, 94062

Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional healthcare to Bay Area residents since 1950. We offer a full range of medical, surgical and specialty programs.


 (650) 367-5551


Northridge Hospital Medical Center photo


Northridge Hospital Medical Center

18300 Roscoe Boulevard California CA, Northridge, 91325

Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a hospital located in Northridge, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 8 of 15 procedures.



Dominican Hospital photo


Dominican Hospital

1555 Soquel Drive California CA, Santa Cruz, 95065

Dominican Hospital is a non-profit hospital located in Santa Cruz, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 13 procedures.




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