Dr. Sami Kamjoo is a native of Southern California, from the city of Encino. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), earning two Bachelor of Science degrees by double-majoring in Neuroscience and Physiology. While at UCLA, Dr. Kamjoo received multiple honors, including the Dean’s Honors Award, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then completed his M.D. at University of California - Irvine, graduating in the top 10% of his class. While at UC-Irvine, he was also inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Society.
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Kamjoo completed his medicine internship at UCLA/Olive-View in the San Fernando Valley. This was followed by Ophthalmology residency at UC-Irvine, which is a training program that has one of the highest intraocular surgical volumes in California. Dr. Kamjoo’s surgical caseload was over the 90th percentile nationally. Due to his great teaching and leadership skills, Dr. Kamjoo was selected as Chief Resident.
Following residency, Dr. Kamjoo was then selected to stay at UC-Irvine to complete a two-year medical and surgical retina fellowship, where he gained vast experience in the management of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, retinopathy of prematurity, and the surgical repair of complex retinal detachments.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Kamjoo enjoys spending time with his wife Anita, and their miniature poodle, Chloe. Dr. Kamjoo is fluent in Spanish and Farsi. …