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Dr. David Mostafavi, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Staten Island, NY. He graduated from New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ) and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Mostafavi "Dr. David Mostafavi completed his undergraduate training with a full scholarship at Rutgers University where he graduated in the top of his class and was awarded the top chemistry student distinction. He continued his medical training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School where his initial interest in ophthalmology was sparked by his brother and mentor, Dr. Ray Mostafavi. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at SUNY Downstate under the leadership of Dr. Douglass Lazzaro, and was named administrative chief resident by the faculty. While a resident, he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society, an honor given to only a few residents yearly at an academic institution. After performing over 230 cataract surgeries as a chief resident, David extended his training with a fellowship in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary under the guidance of Dr. Michael Samson and Dr. Sanjay Kedhar, both recognized leaders in the fields of ocular inflammation and corneal disease. David is board certified and a Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate Department of Ophthalmology. He allocates one day a week to teach the latest techniques of cataract surgery to ophthalmology residents. He is the author of a dozen publications in peer reviewed journals. His interests include uveitis, cataract surgery, medical retina, and general ophthalmology. "
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Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*