Are you looking for an ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is a doctor who specializes in eye care treatment. Differing from optometrists and opticians, ophthalmologists have specific training that allows for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the eye and vision. Ophthalmologists can further specialize in a subspecialty area such as Glaucoma, Retina, Cornea, Pediatrics, Neurology, etc.
Meet Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner, MD!
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner is one of the top ophthalmologists in the country, with 29 years of experience in her field of practice. With a certification from the American Board of Ophthalmology and a license to practice in California, Dr. Stelzner practices as a chief physician at the Santa Monica Eye Medical Group in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Stelzner received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from UCLA, her graduate degree in cellular and molecular biology from UCLA, and her medical doctorate from Boston University, and completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Washington in Seattle. She even completed executive management training at the Yale School of Management.
Outside of her educational experiences, Dr. Stelzner also has impressive accomplishments in research, teaching, and publishing in scientific journals. These accomplishments include performing research on a grant from the Italian Council of Science, completing a research fellowship at the NIH, and teaching cataract surgery courses to ophthalmology residents from institutions such as UCLA, USC, and UCI. Dr. Stelzner takes time to speak at a multitude of national and global ophthalmology conventions.
In addition to her work at the Santa Monica Eye Group, Dr. Stelzner is a surgeon affiliated with St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Cedars-Sinai Surgery Center of the Pacific, and the Specialty Surgical Center of Beverly Hills. Within her practice, Dr. Stelzner is known for her specialization in cataract, refractive laser, esthetic, and eyelid surgeries. She even takes time to use this specialized training to provide eye care to local families and high schools, as well as providing care globally on humanitarian teams. As she is fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Stelzner is passionate about communicating and providing care to many patients.
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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner, MD
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
Practice: Santa Monica Eye Medical Group in Santa Monica, CA