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877.801.6378

3325 Palo Verde Ave.
Suite 103
Long Beach, CA 90808

Roya Ghafouri, MD, MS

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Roya Ghafouri, MD, MS

Education and Training:

Sept. 1997-June 2001
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Science, Neurosciences

Aug. 2001-May 2002
Chicago Medical School
Chicago, Illinois
Master of Science, Physiology

June 2002-June 2006
Chicago Medical School
Chicago, Illinois
Doctor of Medicine
Graduation with high distinction

June 2006-June 2007
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
Preliminary Intern

July 2007-June 2010
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Resident in Ophthalmology

July 2009-June 2010
Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Chief Resident in Ophthalmology

July 2010-July 2011
New England Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Oculoplastics Fellow

Academic Appointments:

2011-2013
Director of Oculoplastics & Orbital Surgery
Boston Medical Center / Boston University Eye Associates
Boston, Massachusetts

2013-
Oculoplastic Surgeon, Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
Santa Monica Medical Eye Group
Santa Monica, California

2015-
Oculoplastic Surgeon
Reingold Eye Center
Valley Village, California

2015-
Oculoplastic Surgeon
Brian Brown, MD
Downey, California

2016-
Oculoplastic Surgeon
Kaiser Permanente
Antelope Valley, California

Medical Licensure and Certification:

2010 Medical Board of Massachusetts
2010 Medical Board of California
2011 Fellow, American Board of Ophthalmology

Honors and Awards:

1997-2001 Dean’s List, University of California at Los Angeles
2001 Cum Laude, University of California at Los Angeles
2001 Departmental Honors, Department of Neurosciences, University of California at Los Angeles
2001 Outstanding Senior Award, Department of Neuroscience, University of California at Los Angeles
2001 Excellence in Neuroscience Research Award, University of California at Los Angeles
2006 Recognition of excellence in medical education, Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage
2006 Dean’s Scholar, junior/senior continuum; for honors received in Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Pediatrics. Chicago Medical School
2006 Medical School Honors – Graduation with Highest Distinction, Chicago Medical School; awarded to top 15% of graduating class for academic performance
2009 Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, Boston University School of Medicine

Authorship:

Ghafouri RH, Freitag SK. Lateral Tarsal Strip with Internal Retractor Reattachment in Ectropion Repair. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct;30(5):424-6.

Ghafouri RH, Cox CA, Wein RO, Laver NM, Heher KL, Kapadia MK. Angiosarcoma presenting with minor erythema and swelling. Case Rep Ophthalmol 2013;4:59-63.

Ghafouri RH, Lee I, Freitag SK, Pira TN. Bilateral Orbital Bone Infarctions in Sickle Cell disease. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Tekwani S, Ghafouri RH, Andreoli M, Davis P, Bouchard C. Bilateral Atonic Pupils after Cataract Surgery; Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2008;39:140-142.

Book Chapter:

Daniel D. Esmaili MD, Roya H. Ghafouri MD, Usha Chakravarthy MD, Jennifer I. Lim MD. Quantitative Retinal Imaging in Lim JI (ed) Age-Related Macular Degeneration, 2nd edition. Taylor and Francis, New York. 2007

Abstracts:

Ghafouri RH, Sung E, Nadgir RN, Fujita A, Siegel C, Sakai O. Injuries of the globe: What can the radiologist offer? ( RSNA 2012 )
Ghafouri RH, Garcia Santana S. Treatment Outcomes for Malignant Tumors of the Lacrimal Gland ( NEOS 2012)
Ghafouri RH, El-Sawy tt, Pham-Lagler C, Wu, H, Heher KL, Esmaeli B, Kapadia MK. Topical Mitomycin-C for Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid with Intraepithelial Neoplasia ( ASOPRS 2012)

Ghafouri RH, Pira TN, Liang SL. Intraoperative Elevated Intraocular Pressure ( ARVO 2010)

Ghafouri RH, Freitag SK. Lateral Tarsal Strip with Internal Retractor Reattachment in Ectropion Repair (ASOPRS 2009)

Ghafouri RH, Freitag SK, Laver N. Atypical Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Lacrimal Gland (ASOPRS 2008)

Ghafouri RH, Katz A, Husain D. West African Crystalline Maculopathy (ARVO 2008)

Scientific Oral Presentations:

Ghafouri, RH. Identifying Gabaergic and Glycinergic changes in soleus-specific renshaw cells in spinal-transected rats. University of California, Los Angeles, Research Forum, May 2001. Los Angeles, California.

Ghafouri RH. Bilateral Atonic Pupils after Cataract Surgery. Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Grand Rounds, June 2005. Maywood, Illinois.

Ghafouri RH. Kjer’s Disease, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Doheny Eye Institute Grand Rounds, August 2005. Los Angeles, California.

Ghafouri RH. Conjunctival Intraepithelial Neoplasia. Boston University Cornea Clinical Conference, Boston Medical Center. October 2007. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Atypical Spheroidal Degeneration. Boston University Cornea Clinical Conference, Boston Medical Center. October 2008. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Transformation of Choroidal Melanoma after Photocoagulation. Boston University Grand Rounds Conference, Boston Medical Center. November 2008. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma. New England Medical Center. Tufts University Grand Rounds Conference. November 2010. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Orbital Anatomy and Trauma. New England Medical Center. Tufts University Grand Rounds Conference. February 2010. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Thyroid Eye Disease. New England Medical Center. Tufts University Grand Rounds Conference. May 2011. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Orbital Dissection. Boston Medical Center. . Boston University / Tufts University Orbital Dissection Course May 2011. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Orbital Inflammation. Boston Medical Center. Boston University Grand Rounds Conference November 2011. Boston, Massachusetts.

Ghafouri RH. Eyelid trauma and laceration repair. Boston Medical Center. Boston University Grand Rounds Conference. April 2012. Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Service:

2001.2002 Curriculum Committee for years I/II, Representative. CMS
2001-2002 Curriculum Committee for years III/IV, Representative. CMS
2002-2003 Community Outreach Program, Participant. CMS
2002-2003 Admissions Committee, Interviewer.CMS
2002-2005 Ophthalmology Interest Group, President. CMS
2002-2005 Medical Scholars Program, Instructor for Physiology course, CMS
2003.2004 Medical Student Research Committee, Representative, CMS
2009, 2010 Orbital Dissection Course, Boston University School of Medicine, Director
2010- 2013 Director of Medical Student Education, Boston University School of
Medicine

Professional Societies:

Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
New England Ophthalmological Society
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Medical Association

Languages:

Farsi, Spanish