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Eduardo Besser, MD

Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology located in Culver City, CA

Education

After obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Dr. Besser earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, subsequently completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Medical College. Dr. Besser was awarded the title of Chief Resident in Ophthalmology during his senior year. 

Private Practice and Teaching

As a founding member of Angeles Eye Institute in Culver City, Dr. Besser specializes in refractive cataract surgery and laser vision correction. He also provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, managing a wide breadth of acute and chronic eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, red/dry eyes, and chalazion removal.

Dr. Besser is also a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, and teaches advanced cataract surgery to medical residents at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Besser enjoys a distinguished reputation in the ophthalmology community for his surgical skill and high success rate. He is also well regarded for high ethical standards, clear communication skills and an ability to establish rapport with patients. Numerous medical colleagues – including fellow ophthalmologists and eye surgery technicians – have entrusted their own family members to Dr. Besser’s surgical care.

Having been born in Mexico City and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Besser speaks fluent Spanish and English, and his office staff can translate Russian, Spanish and French.

Instrument Design

Always on the hunt for new ways to improve patient outcomes, Dr. Besser has developed and patented several industry-leading surgical instruments. These include the Josephberg/Besser Scleral Depressor, which aids in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, and Besser Forceps, used in complex cataract procedures.

Community Service

Dr. Besser is committed to serving the Los Angeles  community by donating his services locally. Over the years he has screened patients for the Venice Family Clinic, often providing free services to patients who otherwise have no access to care, and volunteered for Care Harbor megaclinic events at the LA Sports Arena. He has also participated in multiple pro bono medical/surgical missions to Mexico and Nicaragua. 


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Eduardo Besser, MD

Education

After obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Dr. Besser earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, subsequently completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Medical College. Dr. Besser was awarded the title of Chief Resident in Ophthalmology during his senior year. 

Private Practice and Teaching

As a founding member of Angeles Eye Institute in Culver City, Dr. Besser specializes in refractive cataract surgery and laser vision correction. He also provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care, managing a wide breadth of acute and chronic eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, red/dry eyes, and chalazion removal.

Dr. Besser is also a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, and teaches advanced cataract surgery to medical residents at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Besser enjoys a distinguished reputation in the ophthalmology community for his surgical skill and high success rate. He is also well regarded for high ethical standards, clear communication skills and an ability to establish rapport with patients. Numerous medical colleagues – including fellow ophthalmologists and eye surgery technicians – have entrusted their own family members to Dr. Besser’s surgical care.

Having been born in Mexico City and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Besser speaks fluent Spanish and English, and his office staff can translate Russian, Spanish and French.

Instrument Design

Always on the hunt for new ways to improve patient outcomes, Dr. Besser has developed and patented several industry-leading surgical instruments. These include the Josephberg/Besser Scleral Depressor, which aids in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, and Besser Forceps, used in complex cataract procedures.

Community Service

Dr. Besser is committed to serving the Los Angeles  community by donating his services locally. Over the years he has screened patients for the Venice Family Clinic, often providing free services to patients who otherwise have no access to care, and volunteered for Care Harbor megaclinic events at the LA Sports Arena. He has also participated in multiple pro bono medical/surgical missions to Mexico and Nicaragua. 



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Dr. Besser is a Clinical Instructor at the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology

 

All patient surgeries are performed at Specialty Surgical Center

9001 Wilshire Blvd #100, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

*Unless insurance dictates otherwise

Conveniently Located in the Heart of Culver City

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Dr. Besser has designed patented diagnostic and surgical instruments.


Including the
JOSEPHBERG-BESSER SCLERAL DEPRESSOR
and the
BESSER FORCEPS FOR MALYUGIN RING INSERTION

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Learn More About the Besser Forceps for Malyugin Ring Insertion

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    "As for Dr. Besser I have never had any doctor explain to me and show me on the screen what exactly was going on with my eyes. I feel now that I am in very good hands."

    Molly C.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Besser has a wonderful, caring personality backed by extensive knowledge and experience. I give my full, personal recommendation to anyone seeking eye care."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "Bottom line, the guy is amazing and I am blessed to have him as my doctor. You will not regret trusting Dr. Besser with your eyes. Promise!"

    Michele W.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Besser is one of the most outstanding doctors in his field. Besides his compassion for the patient and passion for his craft, he is just a great personable person."

    Chris C.
  • Yelp

    "It's the way we discussed my eye issues - his demeanor - that set him apart and made my first appointment with him thorough, professional, effective and enjoyable."

    Alex O.
  • 5 star

    "Dr. Besser is an excellent surgeon. I wish I didn't wait so long to have my cataract removed."

    Elizabeth
  • 5 star

    "The expertise and professionalism of Dr. Besser and his staff gives me great confidence. The outcomes from surgeries has proven the confidence is warranted."

    Diane
  • 5 star

    "I will always recommend to my family and friends. He is efficient, knowledgeable, and courteous."

    Carmen
  • 5 star

    "He made me feel totally at ease in a procedure I was nervous. I'm super pleased."

    Corey
  • 5 star

    "Dr. Besser and staff are very well established, concerned about their patients, very professional, caring and explains very positive answers."

    Lonnie
  • 5 star

    "This is the best doctor and staff of any medical institution that I've been in. They make you feel like family!"

    Linda
Location
Eduardo Besser, MD
9808 Venice Boulevard, Suite 400
Culver City, CA 90232
Phone: 310-838-0202
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310-838-0202