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Dr. David Najafi, MD


8262 University ave
La Mesa, CA 91942
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  • Ophthalmology


Ophthalmologist and surgeon Dr. David Najafi is fellowship-trained in retinal and vitreous diseases. Dr. Najafi specializes in treating diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, intraocular tumors, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, uveitis and retinal vascular conditions. He strives to provide his patients with high quality, innovative care. Dr. Najafi welcomes new patients.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, 2000

Medical Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, MD, 1995


  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Internal Medicine, 1996


  • New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, Ophthalmology, 1999


  • University of California, San Diego, Retinal & Vitreous Disease, 2001
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