Mohammad Riazi Esfahani, MD


Ophthalmology, Retina/Vitreous

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Medical Services
  • Board Certification Waiver,
  • English
  • Farsi
Medical School
Medical School of Tehran University
Medical School of Tehran UniversityOphthalmology
Farabi Eye HospitalFellowship in retina
Tulane Medical Center and ClinicsVitreoretinal research fellowship
University of CaliforniaFellowship in medical and surgical retina
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Mohammad Riazi Esfahani is a UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in vitreoretinal surgery and the management of vitreoretinal diseases, including retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in infants.

Riazi earned his medical degree at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) in Iran. He completed a residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in retinal diseases at TUMS’ Farabi Eye Hospital, where he later served as director of the residency training program and co-founder of the ROP clinic. He also completed fellowships in vitreoretinal research at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and vitreoretinal surgery at UCI School of Medicine.

Riazi’s clinical interests include premature retinopathy and retinal problems in children, an area in which he has conducted clinical trials and published extensively. Other clinical interests include diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular edema, age-related macular degeneration, management of retinal detachment and macular surgery.

He sees patients at UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in Irvine and UCI Health Eye Care Services in Orange.

UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057