Dr. Shaden Sarafzadeh, M.D.
Dr. Sarafzadeh is a board certified ophthalmologist. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. She went on to attend medical school at the University of Cincinnati and completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. During her time in Minnesota, she won the Harry Friedman Research Award for her study on presbyopic lens implants in patients with prior refractive surgery.
She has presented at multiple national ophthalmology meetings, including the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the annual symposium of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, where she won an award for her presentation on presbyopic intraocular lenses. In 2018, she was named by Los Angeles Magazine as a Top Doctor in the field of ophthalmology.
Dr. Sarafzadeh previously practiced ophthalmology in Palm Springs, CA where she was one of the first doctors to perform femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and use the ORA intraoperative aberrometry system during cataract surgery.