Education

Fellowship
Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust, 1997
Residency
Ophthalmology, University of Chicago Hospitals, 1996
Fellowship
Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993
Internship
Ophthalmology, Toronto Hospital - General Division, 1991
Degree
MD, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1990

Medical Board Certifications

Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1998

Gender

Male

State License

A49709
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. David Sarraf is a full time faculty member at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and is a member of the Retinal Disorders and Ophthalmic Genetics Division at JSE UCLA.

    He is a board certified ophthalmologist with subspecialty expertise in the area of retinal disease. His practice at UCLA centers on the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of retinal diseases including:

    • Age-related macular degeneration
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Retinal vascular occlusion
    • Retinitis pigmentosa and other genetic diseases of the retina and macula
    • Retinal toxicity, including Plaquenil maculopathy

    Dr. Sarraf is a professor at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and supervises various conferences for the residents, fellows and medical students at JSEI UCLA. Dr. Sarraf is also director and lecturer for several courses and conferences for the LA wide community.

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute

    (primary location)
    Address
    100 Stein Plaza
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-794-9921
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology
    American Board of Ophthalmology, 1998

    Education

    Fellowship
    Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust, 1997
    Residency
    Ophthalmology, University of Chicago Hospitals, 1996
    Fellowship
    Ophthalmology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993
    Internship
    Ophthalmology, Toronto Hospital - General Division, 1991
    Degree
    MD, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, 1990
  • Clinical Interests
    • Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Toxicity ( including Plaquenil Maculopathy)
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Dr. Sarraf is a clinical researcher who has published over 60 research papers, case reports, reviews and book chapters.

    His focus of research interest is the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) and his work has permitted a greater understanding and insight into the anatomical and visual outcomes of Avastin, Lucentis and Eylea therapy for ARMD.

    Retinal diseases of research interest include Age-related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinitis Pigmentosa and other familial retinal diseases, and Toxic Retinopathy.

  • News & Awards

    Awards

    Dr. Sarraf is a member of the Retina Society, the Macula Society and the American Society of Retinal Specialists and is Associate Editor of the Retinal Cases and Brief Reports journal and has been recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with the Secretariat and Achievement Awards.