Doctors

Warren J. Reingold

M.D
Warren J. Reingold, M.D. is one of the most experienced eye surgeons in Los Angeles. He has performed thousands of vision correction procedures and has helped save the vision of thousands of patients worldwide. Dr. Reingold was the featured LASIK surgeon on The Discovery Channel because he improves the lives of LASIK patients on a daily basis. With so much positive influence on people's lives, Dr. Reingold considers himself one of the luckiest people in the world.Growing up, Dr. Warren Reingold has seen first hand how a doctor should care for his patients. He learned this from his father Dr Herbert Reingold. Today, like his father before him, Dr. Warren Reingold's first concern is the quality of health care he provides his patients.

Nanar Hovasapian

O.D
Dr. Nanar Hovasapian grew up in southern California and attended UCLA, earning her bachelor of science degree with a major of Psychobiology. She then attended Western University of Health Sciences where she completed her Doctorate of Optometry. While completing her doctorate degree, Dr. Hovasapian received numerous awards and scholarships, including the Salutatorian award, HOYA Grant and Scholarship, and Alcon Case Report scholarship. She has presented at national conferences, including the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Hovasapian has had extensive training in ocular disease, pediatrics, geriatrics, specialty contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative co-management of patients undergoing LASIK and cataract surgery. Dr. Hovasapian is fluent in Armenian and Spanish.

Luke Deitz

M.D
Dr. Luke Deitz was born and raised in rural southwestern Pennsylvania. Luke ventured off to the city of Baltimore where he obtained his undergraduate and medical school training at Johns Hopkins University. He gained outstanding clinical experience during his ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by a world-renowned pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus fellowship at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute. Luke Deitz is a fellowship-trained specialist in the medical and surgical management of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

Roya Ghafouri

M.D.
Dr. Roya Ghafouri is an oculoplastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive training in eyelid, lacrimal and orbital surgery. She brings tremendous expertise and experience as a physician, researcher, educator and scholar.

Dr. Ghafouri’s distinguished career includes being the Director of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery at Boston Medical Center/Boston University Eye Associates. She was a clinical fellow in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Tufts Medical Center, as well as Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology and Director of Medical Student Education at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the author of many articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as a book chapter on age-related macular degeneration. She is a frequent speaker at national medical conferences.

Dr. Ghafouri graduated Cum Laude from UCLA with a Bachelor of Science in Neurosciences. She received a Master of Science degree in Physiology and then a medical doctorate from Chicago Medical School, graduating with high distinction. She interned at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and was Chief Resident at Boston Medical Center at Boston University Medical School. She went on to be an Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow at Tufts University School of Medicine. She later returned to Boston Medical Center where she served as Director of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service. Throughout her academic career Dr. Ghafouri was the recipient of numerous awards and honors.

Douglas R. Gellerman

M.D
Dr. Gellerman graduated from Penn State University and then became Pennsylvania's youngest medical doctor ever when he finished his doctorate at Jefferson Medical College at the age of 21. Dr. Gellerman interned in surgery at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed his Ophthalmology training at New York Medical College where he was honored as Chief Resident. Fellowship training in anterior segment eye surgery at the Long Beach Eye Institute brought Dr. Gellerman to California where he has been in private practice since 1981. Dr. Gellerman was Chairman of Ophthalmology for the Friendly Hills and Mullikan Medical Groups, large group practices responsible for over 300,000 patients.

Lori B. Birndorf

D.O
Like Dr. Reingold, Dr. Lori Birndorf also comes from a medical family. The daughter of an internist, her father was on staff at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank for 30 years, where today she is a member of the department of surgery. Originally from Chicago, Dr. Birndorf and her family moved out to southern California when she was still very young. She received her undergraduate degree from Pomona College in Claremont, CA, and then attended medical school in East Lansing at Michigan State University. Dr. Birndorf then completed an internship in general medicine in Detroit, Michigan followed by an additional internship specializing in ophthalmology at the University of Southern California School of Medicine.