Dr. Jovkar is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He completed his ophthalmic residency training at premier medical school, McGill University. Even before LASIK was FDA-approved in the U.S., Dr. Jovkar studied refractive surgery with several pioneering Canadian eye surgeons. While still in Canada, Dr. Jovkar contributed research and writing to a book on laser eye surgery before LASIK was approved by the FDA in the USA. Dr. Jovkar is among the best trained ophthalmologists in the San Francisco Bay Area. Training with several well-known ophthalmologists in cosmetic ophthalmic procedures, Dr. Jovkar has continued to keep abreast of new ophthalmic surgical techniques. Because of Dr. Jovkar's extensive training and experience, he is frequently
invited to give lectures to other doctors in the San Francisco area on advanced medical and surgical techniques.
Before specializing in ophthalmology, Dr. Jovkar practiced general and internal medicine. This experience has proven instrumental in providing him with a broad understanding of a patient's overall medical problems.
Dr. Jovkar is highly experienced in ophthalmic surgeries. He has been practicing medicine that includes surgery for over 18 years and has performed thousands of eye surgeries. He regularly performs an impressive breadth of eye surgeries including cataract, laser eye surgery, glaucoma, pterygium, and cosmetic eye surgery. Because of his impressive body of work, Dr Jovkar was chosen by San Jose Magazine as one of San Jose’s Top Doctors.
Besides earning a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from McGill University, Dr. Jovkaralso holds a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in biomedical engineering.