Brian A. Francis, MD
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Brian A. Francis, MD

  • Glaucoma
Doheny Eye Center UCLA Orange County | 18111 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

About

Dr. Brian Francis holds the Rupert and Gertrude Steiger Vision Research Chair at Doheny Eye Centers-UCLA and is a leading expert in the field of glaucoma surgical treatment and diagnostics. He is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), a new group of surgeries including Trabectome, iStent, canaloplasty, endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP), as well as others still in clinical trials. He also has an interest in new imaging modalities in glaucoma diagnosis including optical coherence tomography (OCT) and ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM).

Additional Practice Locations:
Doheny Eye Center - Arcadia
622 W. Duarte Road
Suite 101
Arcadia, CA 91007

Phone: 626-254-9010
Fax: 626-254-9019

Languages

English, Spanish

Education

Medical Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1998

Fellowship

Glaucoma, UCSF Medical Center, 1997

Residency

Ophthalmology, Tulane University Hospital & Clinics, 1996

Internship

Transitional, Tulane University Hospital & Clinics, 1993

Degree

MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1992

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Medical Services

Areas of Focus

Cataract removal
Cataract

Research

Publications

Grippo TM, Töteberg-Harms M, Giovingo M, Francis BA, de Crom RMPC, Jerkins B, Brubaker JW, An J, Radcliffe N, Noecker R. Evidence-Based Consensus Guidelines Series for MicroPulse Transscleral Laser Therapy - Surgical Technique, Post-Operative Care, Expected Outcomes and Retreatment/EnhancementsClin Ophthalmol. 2023;17:71-83
https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S389198

Recognitions

  • Super Doctors® Southern California, 2022 - 2024
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021, 2018