Soheab Ugradar, MD

Soheab Ugradar, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Primary Location
UCLA Stein Eye Center Santa Monica
1807 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 203
Santa Monica, California 90403
Phone
Fax
310-829-0170

About

Dr. Ugradar grew up in London, England. He originally trained as an internist, gaining the highest marks on the board exams. He later went on to train in ophthalmology at the renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom, where he was awarded a gold medal for research.

Following his training in the UK, Dr. Ugradar completed a research fellowship at UCLA with Dr. Robert Alan Goldberg, MD, Bert O. Levy Endowed Chair in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Disease. This work led to the invention of novel devices that have gained patents in the United States.

Dr. Ugradar sees comprehensive and oculoplastic patients at the UCLA Stein Eye Institute in Westwood, as well as the Stein Eye Centers in Calabasas and Santa Monica.

Dr. Ugradar has published multiple papers and book chapters in the field of oculoplastics, and he is a reviewer for numerous journals. His laboratory research focuses on thyroid eye disease, artificial intelligence and cosmetics, including the use of Botulinum Toxin and fillers. 

Dr Ugradar's research has led to awards from the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) for research in 2020 and 2021.

Languages

English

Education

Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine, 2018

Residency

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2017

Internship

The Royal London Hospital, 2010

Degrees

University of London, MBBS, 2008
University of London, BS, 2008

Recognition

  • Dr. Ugradar was awarded the American Society of Ophthalmic and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery research award in 2020 for recognition of his work on fillers. One award is given annually. Further awards include: Ophthalmology research gold medal, UK, 2015 Ranked No. 1 in the UK National Recruitment for Ophthalmology Young European researcher's award, for research in Neurology, awarded by the European Congress on Research in Multiple Sclerosis, 2012 The Draper's Company Prize for outstanding achievement at undergraduate level, 2007 The Westfield Trust Prize for outstanding research at undergraduate level, 2007 The Riddoch Frears prize in Neurology, 2007 The Isaac Schapera Award for research, grant, 2009
  • Ophthalmology research gold medal, UK, 2015
  • Ranked No. 1 in the UK National Recruitment for Ophthalmology
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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Awards

  • Dr. Ugradar was awarded the American Society of Ophthalmic and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery research award in 2020 for recognition of his work on fillers. One award is given annually. Further awards include:
    • Ophthalmology research gold medal, UK, 2015
    • Ranked No. 1 in the UK National Recruitment for Ophthalmology
    • Young European researcher's award, for research in Neurology, awarded by the
    • European Congress on Research in Multiple Sclerosis, 2012
    • The Draper's Company Prize for outstanding achievement at undergraduate level, 2007
    • The Westfield Trust Prize for outstanding research at undergraduate level, 2007
    • The Riddoch Frears prize in Neurology, 2007
    • The Isaac Schapera Award for research, grant, 2009