Amir Marvasti, M.D.
Amir H. Marvasti, M.D.
Amir Marvasti completed his medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine and received his ophthalmology training at the University of California, San Diego, Shiley Eye Institute where he was chief resident. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and
“Being an ophthalmologist is not a job, it’s a calling. I truly enjoy taking the time to understand my patients’ visual needs, use my training, skills, and our cutting-edge technology to enhance their quality of life, and cherish the trust that I’m given in the process.” With a passion for volunteering, teaching, and clinical research, Dr. Marvasti has been involved in numerous mission trips and volunteers locally to offer free vision screening with the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic. His love of teaching garnered him the Shiley Eye Institute Resident Teaching Award and he has received a number of research awards in various fields.
Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Tehran, Iran, Dr. Marvasti is happy to return to sunny Orange County and join the Coastal Vision team. He is fluent in both Farsi and English, enjoys playing the piano, traveling, playing basketball and water sports, trying new local restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.
15825 Laguna Canyon Rd. Suite 201, Irvine, CA 92618
2009 Bachelor of Science, Physiological Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Doctor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
2014-2015 Internship, Internal Medicine, Loma Linda University, Department of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
2015-2018 Residency, Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Institute, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2017-2018 Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, Shiley Eye Institute, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
2018-2019 Fellow in Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California,
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, California Medical Society, American Academy of
Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery Alliance Society.
“The Relative Odds of Progressing by Structural and Functional Tests in Glaucoma.”
Marvasti AH, Chen KC, Ferreyra HA, Falardeau J. “Acquired Unilateral Scotoma.” Surv Ophthalmol 2017 [Epub ahead of print] Abe RY, Diniz-Filho A, Zangwill LM, Gracitelli CP, Marvasti AH, Weinreb RN, Baig S, Medeiros FA.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2016:421-8
“Anterior Segment Scleral Fluorescein Angiography in the Evaluation of Ciliary Body Neoplasm: Two Case Reports.”
Marvasti AH, Berry J, Sibug ME, Kim JW, Huang AS.
Case Rep Ophthalmol 2016:30-38
“A Portable Platform for Evaluation of Visual Performance in Glaucoma Patients.”
Rosen P, Boer E, Gracitelli CP, Diniz-Filho A, Marvasti AH, Medeiros FA.
PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0139426
“Use of Statistical Analyses in the Ophthalmic Literature.”
Lisboa R, Meira-Freitas D, Tatham AJ, Marvasti AH, Sharpsten L, Medeiros FA.
“Estimation of Retinal Ganglion Cell Loss in Glaucomatous Eyes with a Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect.”
Tatham AJ, Meira-Freitas D, Weinreb RN, Marvasti AH, Zangwill LM, Medeiros FA.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014;55:513-522
“The Relationship between Visual Field Index and Estimated Number of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma.”
Marvasti AH, Tatham AJ, Zangwill LM, Girkin CA, Liebmann JM, Weinreb RN, Medeiros FA.
PLoS ONE. 2013;8(10):e76590
“Heidelberg Edge Perimetry for the Detection of Early Glaucomatous Damage: A Case Report.”
Marvasti AH, Tatham AJ, Weinreb RN, Medeiros FA.
Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2013;4(3):144-150