Dr. Zvetan Zakov, MD

Dr. Zvetan Zakov, MD

Retinal Diseases | Male | 73 years old

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Dr. Zakov received his BA degree from Kenyon College and his MD degree from Columbia University. He completed his ophthalmology training at the Cleveland Clinic and did his retinal training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard University.  Dr. Zakov has been recognized in Cleveland Magazine as a Top Doctor, and every year since 1998 he has been named to the Best Doctors in America list for his specialty of treating retinal diseases.

Dr. Zakov is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is also the founding president of the American Society of Ocular Trauma and the past president of the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the largest vitreo-retinal organization in the world; the American Retina Foundation; and the Cleveland Ophthalmological Society.  He speaks often at retinal meetings in the U.S. and overseas.

His principal areas of interest are vitreous and retinal diseases, intraocular tumors, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration.

Dr. Zakov's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Retinal Diseases
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia P&S

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1976

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1977

  • Undergraduate School
    Kenyon College

    Graduated in 1966

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian

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Specialties

  • Retinal Diseases
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Injection Therapy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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