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Dr. Zakov's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Zakov "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."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Diabetic Eye Exam
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Laser Surgery
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School | Graduated 1970
Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
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