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Dr. Izad's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Izad "Dr. Izad earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, one of the top-ranked medical universities in the world. He was also a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, Brown University, Emory University and Thomas Jefferson University Schools of Medicine. He completed his internship at Yale University School of Medicine and finished his residency in Ophthalmology at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He served as Chief resident during his training. He completed his fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He began his career as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine as the Director of Retina at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson. He continues his career in private practice in North Texas and Southern California. Dr. Izad has been actively involved in clinical research, serving as the principal investigator for many national research trials. He has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and lectured extensively on various subjects in retinal diseases and surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active member of numerous professional organizations including the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, running and hiking. "
This content was provided by Dr. Izad "Our priority is to restore or maintain the best possible eyesight. We work closely with your primary eye doctor and other physicians involved in your care to not only treat your eye disease, but also to optimize your overall health."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Foreign Body in Eye
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Indocyanine Green Angiography
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Karolinska Institute / Medical Faculty
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Hosp St Raphael Yale University Sch Med
Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
University Texas Medical Branch Galveston
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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