As an ophthalmologist, K. Victor Zablit, MD, practices comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmology, with a special interest in cataract surgery. Taking a conservative approach to surgical procedures, he always prescribes treatment in the best interest of the patient.
Dr. Zablit takes the time to listen to his patients and address their needs and concerns in a caring and compassionate manner. He also makes himself available for patients, whether they have an urgent medical need or a follow-up question. It is this personal approach that he believes is essential to providing excellent patient care.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Zablit is very involved in the ophthalmology community as a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Medical Association. He has also traveled to Mexico, Honduras and Fiji to perform humanitarian eye surgeries and has been a volunteer ophthalmologist with St. Vincent de Paul Medical Clinic for over twenty years.
Dr. Zablit has been with Scripps Clinic since 1988 and was appointed division head of the Scripps department of ophthalmology in 2011.
Areas of Expertise
- American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, 1988
- St Joseph's University, MD, 1979
- United Hospital Medical Center, Internship-Surgery, 1983
- University of Montreal, Ophthalmology, 1986