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Amir Marvasti

Amir Marvasti, M.D.

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Amir Marvasti is a cataract, cornea, and refractive surgeon in California. He received his medical degree from Boston University and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at UC-San Diego, where he also served as the Chief Resident. Dr Marvasti then spent a year at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute to complete a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

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