Dr. David Javid Najafi MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. David Najafi is an ophthalmologist in La Mesa, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Najafi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Alvarado Hospital and one of 41 at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal, Uveitis, Ocular Oncology

Clinical Interests: Computer-Assisted Image Processing, Intraocular Lenses, Intraocular Lens Implantation

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1996

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1996 - 1999

University of California at San Diego
Fellowship, Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, 1999 - 2001

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Arc-scanning very high-frequency digital ultrasound for 3D pachymetric mapping of the corneal epithelium and stroma in laser in situ keratomileusis.
Reinstein, D. Z., Silverman, R. H., Raevsky, T., Simoni, G. J., Lloyd, H. O., Najafi, D. J., Rondeau, M. J., Coleman, D. J.

Very high frequency ultrasound analysis of a new phakic posterior chamber intraocular lens in situ.
Kim, D. Y., Reinstein, D. Z., Silverman, R. H., Najafi, D. J., Belmont, S. C., Hatsis, A. P., Rozakis, G. W., Coleman, D. J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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