Dr. Brian S Boxer Wachler MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler is an ophthalmologist in Beverly Hills, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 69 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 95 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Cornea & External Disease

Clinical Interests: Keratoconus, Phakic Intraocular Lenses, Corneal Topography, Cataract, Cataract Extraction, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Retrospective Studies, Postoperative Complications, Cornea, Laser In Situ Keratomileusis, Radial Keratotomy

Education & Medical Training

St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993–1994

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1994–1997

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1993

University of California, Los Angeles
Other Training, Psychobiology, 1984–1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

One of America’s Top Ophthalmologist, Consumer Research Council
2011

Best of Los Angeles Top Nominee
2011

Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2010

Jules Stein Living Tribute Award, The Vision Awards
2010

America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
2010

America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
2012

Super Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine
2010

Super Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine
2012

Faculty Award for Five Years of Service, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
2009

America’s Leading Experts, LASIK
2009

One of America’s Top Ophthamologists
2008

Visian ICL Center of Excellence Award
2007

Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2006

Top Fifty Opinion Leaders in Cataract and Refractive Surgery
2006

Honored for contributions, United States Army and Department of Defense
2005

Voted of the Best Doctors in America
2005

Voted one of America’s Top Ophthamologists, Consumer Research Council of America
2004

Voted one of America’s Top Ophthamologists, Consumer Research Council of America
2006

Voted one of America’s Top Ophthamologists, Consumer Research Council of America
2007

Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2003

Inductee for Best Refractive Surgeons in the World, International Refractive Surgery Club
2002

Gold Medal Award for Career Scientific Contributions, Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery Society
2001

Summit Autonomous 1000 Plus Award
2000

Distinguished National Ophthalmologist Award, Summit Technology
1999

Distinguished National Ophthalmologist Award, Summit Technology
2000

Research Award, Saint Louis University Eye Institute
1997

Travel Grant for Young Investigators Award, Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals
1997

Travel Grant for Young Investigators Award, Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals
1998

ISRS Resident Travel Scholarship
1996

ISRS Resident Travel Scholarship
1997

Rotary Foundation International Scholarship, Edinburgh University
1988

Phi Eta Sigma, University of California, Los Angeles
1988

Dean's List, University of California, Los Angeles
1986

Publications & Presentations

Disabling glare and halos after LASIK
2002 6 1

Reversal of ectasia with intraocular pressure reduction
2004 10 1

Reversal of ectasia by reducing intraocular pressure
2004 5 1

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