Patient Rating:

5.0 out of 5

119 Patient Ratings
73 Patient Comments

Randall J. Olson, M.D.

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialties

Languages

  • English
  • Swedish

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2352 John A. Moran Eye Center
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Map

Bio

Randall J Olson is the CEO of the John A. Moran Eye Center. He is the author of more than 300 professional publications and a worldwide lecturer. Dr. Olson specializes in research dealing with intra-ocular lens complications, teleophthalmology and corneal transplantation techniques. He was selected as one of the 15 best cataract surgeons in the United States in a peer survey conducted by Ophthalmology Times. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today named Dr. Olson as one of 50 international opinion leaders. He has appeared in the last three editions of Best Doctors in America.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor
Board Certification American Board of Ophthalmology

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
5.0
My confidence in care provider
5.0
Time care provider spent with me
4.9
Care provider spoke using clear language
5.0
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
5.0
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
5.0
Wait time at clinic
4.5
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy
5.0

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

July 30, 2014

I want my wife to use the Healthcare Provider!!!!!

July 09, 2014

Always outstanding!

July 01, 2014

all excellent and extremely helpful

June 30, 2014

Dr. Olson is the best of the best. I am grateful to have been seen by him.

June 24, 2014

excellent

June 12, 2014

Great staff! Dr. Olson is fabulous!

April 29, 2014

The effort given to resolve my issues was amazing. The whole staff seemed very knowledgeable and synchronized.

April 21, 2014

Good

April 21, 2014

I have great confidence in the staff.

April 14, 2014

I cannot say enough about Dr. Olsen and the concern and caring he demonstrates, not only at this visit, but at all visits. Ensures that all areas are covered in his explanations and referrals are appropriate. Thank U so much!!

April 05, 2014

Good experience.

March 29, 2014

I have already referred a friend to Dr. Olson and she has appointment to see him.

March 28, 2014

The Moran Center sets the standard for patient care.

March 22, 2014

Very good.

March 20, 2014

Dr. Olsen is the best and the tech's were very efficient and pleasant

March 15, 2014

My sight was blurry after cataract surgery when I returned the next day. They assured me all went well and my sight would improve within a day or 2. They were correct.

March 10, 2014

Never any complaints with this visit.

March 10, 2014

good

December 11, 2013

For obvious reasons, the 500 mile round trip to the Moran Eye Center is well worth the journey.

December 07, 2013

All aspects of my visit were great.

October 23, 2013

Positive

October 22, 2013

Dr Olson has always given me outstanding care, great cataract surgery and personal attention. He really knows me as a person and other diseases or problems I have. I feel like he is a friend as well as my doctor. I trust him completely

October 19, 2013

Very Good

October 11, 2013

surgery was very good

September 30, 2013

Again excellent.

September 25, 2013

Thanks to everyone

September 23, 2013

It couldn't have been a better experience .

September 23, 2013

I felt that i was number one with them. The staff was kind thoughtful and caring.

September 06, 2013

Dr. Olsen has been my doctor for as long as I can remember. I would definitely recommend him as well as the other physicians at the Moran Eye Center.

September 02, 2013

I could ascertain that Dr. Olson was interested in my problem. His concern was for my comfort. And after a thorough exam declared that my eyes were not the problem and that if the symptoms continue I should see some one in the neurology Dept. This made good sense to me.

September 02, 2013

I really appreciate the fact that Dr. Olson treats me like a scientist and not an like an idiot. Other MDs have not necessarily figured this out.

August 19, 2013

Dr. Olson provided an extraordinarily clear and comprehensive summary of my problem.

August 19, 2013

Complete confidence in Dr. Olson. Instructions for follow-up care were clear.

August 12, 2013

Great experience!

August 05, 2013

The experience could not have been any better.

July 15, 2013

I travel from New Hampshire to the Moran Eye Center because of the overall quality of care and high skill levels of the providers.

July 09, 2013

The Moran Eye Center has set the high standard for others.

June 24, 2013

Very comfortable and I felt well attended by competent, understanding Doctor and PA.

June 12, 2013

Dr. Olsen was most attentive. I loved his calm, clear, attentive manner. A truly gifted Dr. I am so pleased with his gentle and skilled expertise. Thank you.

June 08, 2013

Good

May 31, 2013

very good

April 29, 2013

Fabulous!

April 18, 2013

very good

April 15, 2013

I have recommended Dr Olson to my wife.

April 08, 2013

excellent

March 18, 2013

Dr. Olson is a phenomenal man who exceeds my expectations every time.

March 15, 2013

Excellent

March 11, 2013

Dr. Randall Olson is exceptional in all ways........his knowledge and expertise, and his dealing with patients.

March 05, 2013

good

February 25, 2013

he said he was behind and was in a bit of a hurry. I am sure my questions were routine to the doctor, but they were important to me.

February 18, 2013

great

February 08, 2013

Dr. Olsen is the best doctor I go to

January 14, 2013

Very impressed with Dr. Olson, Heidi, Sandra and Sandy.

January 14, 2013

I appreciate the honesty of the care provider and the information he shared with me.

January 14, 2013

Dr. Olson was very understanding and kind. The nees he had was not good but he shared it in an empathetic way.

December 27, 2012

As always, everything outstanding!

November 01, 2012

He had been such a good debater in high school it was good to see he hadn't lost his verbal skills.

October 29, 2012

Dr Olson is a class to himself -- no one does better

October 21, 2012

Dr. Olsen was the best eye Doctor ! He explains everything in a clear and understandable language.

September 25, 2012

excellent

September 17, 2012

I wish all my physicians and their staff members were as kind and accommidating as Dr. Olson and his staff. They are exceptional.

September 10, 2012

Very good

August 15, 2012

we have nothing but good to say about the Moran Eye Clinic

August 07, 2012

I recommend this facility and Doctor to others any time the discussion of Eye care is a topic.

August 06, 2012

Dr. Olson is fantastic-- even though it was bad news, he provided info in a very reassuring, compassionate, and understandable way.

August 06, 2012

Dr. Olson is very caring and goes the extra mile for his patients. Great man, great center!

July 13, 2012

Dr. Olsen is a superb doctor, diplomat, and a great asset to the University and Utah in general.

July 09, 2012

best I've ever experienced

June 11, 2012

Dr Olson is very thorough/I did not need meds

May 17, 2012

Superb Physician-patient interaction. Too bad the whole experience cuold not be "cloned " and exported to every medical clinic in America!!

April 25, 2012

All good! Dr. Randy Olson is the best! I was very pleased with Jill Hanigan (sp) who ran tests on my eyes, as well!

April 06, 2012

Very GOOD Experience!!!

March 27, 2012

Just Fantastic!

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor
Board Certification American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-6622 John A. Moran Eye Center
Ophthalmology
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Randall J Olson, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and CEO of the John A. Moran Eye Center. He studies complications of cataract surgery and new technology related thereto and has published over two hundred peer reviewed articles. He is frequently asked to speak nationally and internationally on this subject. He also serves on several editorial boards and is the President of the Chairs of Ophthalmology organization for the United States and Canada.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Louisiana State University
Corneal Fellow
Fellow
Fellowship International Eye Foundation
Fellow
Fellowship University of Florida
Corneal Fellow
Fellow
Residency University of California - Los Angeles
Ophthalmology
Resident
Internship Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Ophthalmology
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Medical Biology
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Clinical Trials

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