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Dr. Hossein Ameri, MD

Ophthalmologist

Arcadia, CA

About Dr. Hossein Ameri

Hossein Ameri MD PhD FRCSI MRCOphth graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences then served as a physician and director of health network earning provincial Physician of the Year. He received his Ophthalmology and Vitreoretinal Surgery training in Ireland earning FRCSI from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and MRCOphth from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London. While In Ireland he was also an official lecturer at University College Cork and was a founding member of the Irish retinal prosthesis group. Dr. Ameri completed his internship in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and moved to Texas for his Ophthalmology Residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch. During his Ophthalmology Residency he earned a PhD in neuroscience at the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Ameri obtained additional fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute. During his time at USC Department of Ophthalmology Institute in Los Angeles he also pursued research on retinal prosthesis where he became an Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology. He was involved in preclinical studies of Argus II and the development of wide-field retinal prostheses. In addition he produced quality research on retinal vascular disease retinal angiogenesis and ocular ultrasound. An accomplished researcher he holds a number of U.S. patents on retinal prostheses and other devices.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • University of Southern California Eye Institute, Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1245467687

Dr. Hossein Ameri's office locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Arcadia

65 N 1st Ave, Ste 101

Arcadia, CA 91006

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 4400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Keck Medicine of USC - Ophthalmology

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena

625 S Fair Oaks Ave, Ste 400

Pasadena, CA 91105

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