NVISION Eye CenterPatricia S. Bainter, M.D.

Dr. Patricia Bainter is a board certified ophthalmologist and cornea specialist who has been practicing ophthalmology for more than 10 years.
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Dr. Bainter is a graduate of the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute of the University of Colorado where she completed both her ophthalmology residency and her fellowship in Corneal and Anterior Segment disease. 

Dr. Bainter is a La Jolla native and is excited to be back in San Diego working with Drs. Feldman and Samadani. After completing her training in Colorado, she served on the ophthalmology faculty at the University of Colorado. Later, she joined a highly respected practice in San Francisco and supervised ophthalmologists-in-training at the University of California, San Francisco. 

Dr. Bainter took two years to provide ophthalmology care to the disadvantaged in the Dominican Republic and in Bosnia. She is fluent in Spanish. 

Dr. Bainter’s practice style fits perfectly with the One-to-One Lasik philosophy. She provides thorough, highly individualized care. She takes whatever time is needed to educate her patients about their eyes and to answer all of their questions. Dr. Bainter is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 

Surgeon Credentials
  • Education

    Doctorate of Medicine - University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Training

    Internship - Internal Medicine, St. Joseph Hospital of Denver, Denver, CO.

    Residency - Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.

    Fellowship - Cornea & Refractive Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.

  • Professional Organizations

    American Board of Ophthalmology

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

Participating Locations
NVISION® Eye Centers – Clairemont
3737 Moraga Ave., Suite A-105 San Diego, CA. 92117
858-273-0200 Learn More
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