Yaron S. Rabinowitz, M.D.  - Cornea & Laser Specialist

Cornea Eye Institute

Yaron S. Rabinowitz, M.D.

Cornea & Laser Specialist & Ophthalmologist located in Beverly Hills, CA

Meet Dr. Rabinowitz

Dr. Yaron S. Rabinowitz M.D. is an internationally recognized corneal and LASIK surgeon in Los Angeles. From his state­ of­ the ­art offices inside Cornea Eye Institute, Dr. Rabinowitz offers patients services for Keratoconus, Laser Corneal Transplants, Laser Cataract Surgery, LaserVision Correction, and more.

Dr. Rabinowitz has had two years of fellowship training after completing his eye residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University and the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California. He has been at the forefront of Laser Vision correction since its inception at his state of the art LASIK LA facility. He was one of the first doctors in the Los Angeles area to perform customized bladeless LASIK at his facility which was the first laser center in the Los Angeles area to own an Intralase Laser offering both iLASIK and Allegretto wavefront optimized treatments. He was also the first doctor in Los Angeles to perform Cornea Transplants with a laser and has more experience with this procedure than any other Los Angeles doctor.

From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Rabinowitz was the Chairman of the Division of Ophthalmology at Cedars ­Sinai Medical Center, a position he relinquished to focus on his research. He is currently the Director of Eye Research at Cedars­ Sinai Medical Center and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at U.C.L.A. School of Medicine. He has been a recipient of a grant from the National Eye Institutes of Health for the past 16 years for his groundbreaking research on keratoconus and the shape of the eye.

Dr. Rabinowitz has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, the International Society of Refractive Surgery Kritizinger Award for excellence in research, the Jules Stein Eye Institute Research Award, the VISX Star Award and has been an honored guest of the French Eye Society. He has been rated by his peers as one of the leading doctors in Los Angeles as noted in LA Magazine’s "Superdoctors" survey. He has also authored a book on corneal topography (studies of the shape of the eye for laser surgery), the inventor of a computer program used worldwide for screening prior to laser surgery and he is the Author of over 80 peer­ reviewed articles and book chapters. He has given over 130 lectures in over a dozen countries and has performed thousands of laser eye surgeries including over 50 doctors many of whom are cornea specialists, ophthalmologists, and doctors of optometry.

An avid reader, traveler, and tennis player, Dr. Rabinowitz is married and lives with his wife Nancy, and three children Leah, Alec, and Sara in Marina del Rey, California.

To view a detailed CV please click here.

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Dr. Yaron S. Rabinowitz M.D. is an internationally recognized corneal and LASIK surgeon in Los Angeles. From his state­ of­ the ­art offices inside Cornea Eye Institute, Dr. Rabinowitz offers patients services for Keratoconus, Laser Corneal Transplants, Laser Cataract Surgery, LaserVision Correction, and more.

Dr. Rabinowitz has had two years of fellowship training after completing his eye residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University and the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California. He has been at the forefront of Laser Vision correction since its inception at his state of the art LASIK LA facility. He was one of the first doctors in the Los Angeles area to perform customized bladeless LASIK at his facility which was the first laser center in the Los Angeles area to own an Intralase Laser offering both iLASIK and Allegretto wavefront optimized treatments. He was also the first doctor in Los Angeles to perform Cornea Transplants with a laser and has more experience with this procedure than any other Los Angeles doctor.

From 1996 to 2001, Dr. Rabinowitz was the Chairman of the Division of Ophthalmology at Cedars ­Sinai Medical Center, a position he relinquished to focus on his research. He is currently the Director of Eye Research at Cedars­ Sinai Medical Center and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at U.C.L.A. School of Medicine. He has been a recipient of a grant from the National Eye Institutes of Health for the past 16 years for his groundbreaking research on keratoconus and the shape of the eye.

Dr. Rabinowitz has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, the International Society of Refractive Surgery Kritizinger Award for excellence in research, the Jules Stein Eye Institute Research Award, the VISX Star Award and has been an honored guest of the French Eye Society. He has been rated by his peers as one of the leading doctors in Los Angeles as noted in LA Magazine’s "Superdoctors" survey. He has also authored a book on corneal topography (studies of the shape of the eye for laser surgery), the inventor of a computer program used worldwide for screening prior to laser surgery and he is the Author of over 80 peer­ reviewed articles and book chapters. He has given over 130 lectures in over a dozen countries and has performed thousands of laser eye surgeries including over 50 doctors many of whom are cornea specialists, ophthalmologists, and doctors of optometry.

An avid reader, traveler, and tennis player, Dr. Rabinowitz is married and lives with his wife Nancy, and three children Leah, Alec, and Sara in Marina del Rey, California.

To view a detailed CV please click here.


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TOP 10 REASONS TO CHOOSE LASIK SURGEON DR. RABINOWITZ
  • 1. LASIK surgery is Corneal Lamellar Surgery as such Corneal Specialists are best suited to perform such procedures. They are best trained not only to do the surgery but also to recognize and treat any complications since they routinely treat other Drs. complications.

    2. Dr. Rabinowitz is an internationally recognized corneal surgeon and is one of the few corneal surgeons in Southern California who has also had additional fellowship training in refractive corneal surgery over and above his corneal fellowship training

    3. Dr. Rabinowitz has been recognized by his peers as one of the leading eye doctors in the word as evidenced by awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International Society of Refractive Surgery, the French Eye Society, the Jules Stein Eye Institute and is rated as a Los Angeles "Superdoctor" by a survey performed by the Los Angeles magazine (www.superdoctors.com)

    4. Dr. Rabinowitz was among the first few surgeons in the USA to perform the new and improved 'Down-Up' LASIK technique, a technique which he now uses exclusively with excellent visual results. He was also among the first to use the bladeless technology and was an FDA investigator on Wavefront technology

    5. Dr. Rabinowitz is one of the few eye doctors who has performed Laservision Correction on other eye doctors (Ophthalmologists and Optometrists) and their immediate family members.

    6. Rabinowitz limits the number of surgical procedures he does per week so that he can provide individualized and personalized care to all his patients. He is personally involved in both the preoperative and postoperativethe follow-up care of all his refractive surgical patients.

    7. Dr. Rabinowitz was one of the first surgeons in the world to point out that patients with abnormal corneal surface topography are not good candidates for laser surgery surgery. He is the inventor of a computer software program that is used in over 50 countries throughout the world to screen patients prior to refractive surgery.(click here to view a video on the history of refractive surgery produced by Dr. Rabinowitz)

    8. Dr. Rabinowitz is actively involved in refractive corneal research and routinely tracks his results in order to improve the visual outcomes of his patients. He is the recipient of major funding from the US government(National Eye Institutes of Health) for his groundbreaking research on the shape of the eye for the past 20years.

    9. Dr. Rabinowitz is the author of a textbook on Corneal Topography and has published over 80 articles and abstracts and given over 100 lectures in over one dozen countries throughout the world. (For more information, see his detailed CV).

    10. Dr. Rabinowitz is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at U.C.L.A. School of Medicine, Director of Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and was Chairman of Ophthalmology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center the first hospital to perform Laser vision Correction in the Western United States.

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rabinowitz and his staff have always gone the extra mile to be helpful, personable, and professional."

    Brad T.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Rabinowitz did laser surgery on me over 10 years ago and my vision is still 20/15. Eagle eyes..."

    Hunter S.
Location
Cornea Eye Institute
50 North La Cienega Boulevard, Suite 340
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 323-319-2664
Fax: 310-248-7485
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