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Anthony Aldave, MD

UCLA Physician Anthony Aldave, MD specializes in Ophthalmology.
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
A71201
Contact
(310) 825-2737 - Refractive Laser Center
(310) 206-7202 - Cornea
Fax Number
(310) 794-7906
Voted Best Doctor
Voted Super Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

Doris Stein Eye Research Center - Cornea Suite
200 Stein Plaza, First Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Mailing Address
UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
100 Stein Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 2002, 2013
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Cornea and Uveitis, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2000 - 2002
Residency
Ophthalmology, Wills Eye Hospital, 1997 - 2000
Internship
Transitional, Brackenridge Hospital, 1996 - 1997
Degree
MD, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 1996
CLINICAL INTEREST
Cataract, Comprehensive Eye Exam, Cornea, Dry Eye, Genetics, Herpes, Inflammatory, Keratoconus, Laser, Pterygium, Shingles, Sjogren's Syndrome, Trauma
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Provider, Cornea and Uveitis, Laser Refractive Center
MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest

Dr. Aldave's laboratory research focuses on the molecular genetics of the corneal dystrophies, a group of inherited disorders that affect corneal clarity and constitute one of the primary indications for corneal transplantation.

Additional Information

Dr. Aldave is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, is the Director of the Cornea Service, and serves as Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program.  He has received numerous honors during his career, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Scholarship Award for graduating first in his medical school class, the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, the American Ophthalmological Society-Knapp Testimonial Fund Fellowship, the first Claes Dohlman Society Award, and the Achievement and Secretariat Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

In addition to his busy clinical practice, Dr. Aldave directs the Corneal Genetics Laboratory at the Jules Stein Eye Institute.  Dr. Aldave's NIH-funded laboratory research focuses on the molecular genetics of the corneal dystrophies, a group of inherited disorders that affect corneal clarity and constitute one of the primary indications for corneal transplantation.  Recognized as a leader in his chosen field of scientific investigation, Dr. Aldave has authored over 100 publications, including more than sixty peer-reviewed manuscripts, has been invited to give more than one hundred scientific presentations at local, national and international meetings and currently serves as a scientific reviewer for twelve ophthalmology and genetics journals.

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