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Dr. Amir Kashani, MD

Ophthalmologist

Los Angeles, CA

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5.0
Recent reviews
A good visit. I have always been very happy with him.
A good visit. I have always been very happy with him.
CK · Less than 1 year ago
Quick and easy like a shot of tequila.
Quick and easy like a shot of tequila.
SG · Less than 1 year ago

About Dr. Amir Kashani

Dr. Amir H. Kashani attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he obtained his MD and PhD. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute and fellowship in Vitreoretinal surgery at the top-rated Associated Retinal Consultants (Royal Oak, Michigan). He was awarded both the Heed and Michel's Fellowships (National Honors) during his training. Dr. Kashani is now a USC clinician-scientist with an active practice in both medical and surgical retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, age-related macular degeneration and retinal detachments among other common retinal diseases. In his research practice, Dr. Kashani is developing novel diagnostic and therapeutic methods to treat retinal diseases. His current work involves the use of advanced imaging spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography methods to improve the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases. He is also a surgeon and specializes in treatment of retinal detachments, epiretinal membranes and macular holes. Dr. Kashani is a clinical investigator for a number of clinical trials. Most recently he is principal investigator for a clinical trial to test a novel stem cell therapy for severe vision loss from advanced dry age-related macular degeneration. There is currently no effective treatment for dry AMD.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Associated Retinal Consultants, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Johns Hopkins University (PhD)

Awards and publications

  • Richter GM, Madi I, Chu Z, Burkemper B, Chang R, Zaman A, Sylvester B, Reznik A, Kashani A, Wang RK, Varma R. Structural and Functional Associations of Macular Microcirculation in the Ganglion Cell-Inner Plexiform Layer in Glaucoma Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography. J Glaucoma. 2018 Mar;27(3):281-90.
  • Kashani AH, Chen CL, Gahm JK, Zheng F, Richter GM, Rosenfeld PJ, Shi Y, Wang RK. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography: A Comprehensive Review of Current Methods and Clinical Applications. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2017 Sep;60:66-100.
  • ARVO Foundation for Research/Retina Research Foundation Grant 2006
  • Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship (MSTP), 1999-2006
  • Department of Ophthalmology, USC, Resident Research Award, 2008

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1659425601

Dr. Amir Kashani's office location

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 4400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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