Photograph of Dr. Aaron Savar

Aaron Savar, M.D.

Education

B.A.: University of California, Berkeley

 

M.D.: Boston University School of Medicine

 

Post Doctoral Training:

  1. Internship: (Surgery) UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

  2. Residency: (Ophthalmology) Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

  3. Fellowship: (Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Licensure and Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology.

 

Licensed Physician & Surgeon, State of California.

Hospital/Medical Center Priveledge

Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

Olympia Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

        

La Peer Surgery Center, Beverly Hills, CA

 

Corona Outpatient Surgicenter, Corona, CA

Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

    

Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology

 

Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society

 

Los Angeles County Medical Association

 

California Medical Association

Awards and Honors

National Eye Institute Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, 2008

        

Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting Research Poster Winner, 2006

 

Esther B. and Albert Kahn Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2003

 

Masakicki & Mitsuko Itabashi Award in Oncology, Boston University School of Medicine, 2003

 

William F. McNary, Jr. Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2003

 

Merck Manual Award, Boston University School of Medicine, 2003

 

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2002

 

Association of Pathology Chairs Honors Society, 2000

 

Boston University School of Medicine Dean’s Letter of Commendation, 99, ‘00, ‘01

Editorial Boards

Digital Journal of Ophthalmology (www.djo.harvard.edu) – Associate Editor, 2006-present

 

Archives of Ophthalmology – Peer Reviewer, 2011-present        

 

Ophthalmology  – Peer Reviewer, 2010-present

 

American Journal of Ophthalmology – Peer Reviewer, 2010-present

 

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Peer Reviewer, 2010-present

 

The Lancet Oncology – Peer Reviewer, 2009-present

 

Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – Peer Reviewer, 2008-present

 

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, and Imaging – Review panel member, 2008-present

 

Berkeley Scientific, undergraduate research journal – Editor-in-Chief, 1998-1999