M. Reza Vagefi, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||10 Koret Way|
San Francisco CA 94143
|Yale University||M.D.||2002||School of Medicine|
|Stanford University||Internship||2003||Internal Medicine|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||2006||Ophthalmology|
|Center for Facial Appearances||Fellowship||2008||Oculofacial Plastic, Reconstructive & Orbital Surgery|
|Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania||2010||Surgical Teaching Award|
|California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons||2006||Starr E. Shulman, MPA Fellowship|
M. Reza Vagefi, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at University of California, San Francisco who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, tear drainage system, orbit and face. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University in French, he completed medical school at Yale University. His internship training was performed at Stanford University followed by ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Francisco. During his residency, he was awarded the Starr E. Shulman, MPA Fellowship by the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He then spent two additional years of intensive fellowship training in oculofacial plastic, reconstructive and orbital surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Dr. Vagefi began his career at the University of Pennsylvania in the division of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery in 2008. He also served as director of the oculofacial plastic service at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center. In this capacity, he was an invaluable asset to medical student, resident and fellow education. For his dedication to teaching, he received the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Ophthalmology Surgical Teaching Award in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Vagefi accepted a position at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Vagefi is board certified and a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO). His areas of interests and expertise include aesthetic facial rejuvenation, disorders of the eyelid and tear drainage system, and orbital disease. He instructs fellows, residents and medical students at University of California, San Francisco, the San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, and San Francisco General Hospital. His research interests include orbital inflammation, orbital rehabilitation, wound healing and novel surgical techniques. He is well published in peer reviewed journals and regularly presents at national meetings.
Blepharoplasty, Forehead Lifts, Midface Lifts, Aesthetic Eyelid Rejuvenation, Botox, Fillers, Chemical Peels, Eyelid Reconstruction, Eyelid Cancer, Ptosis Repair, Ectropion Repair, Entropion Repair, Lid Retraction Repair, Orbital Fracture Repair, Thyroid Eye Disease, Orbital Decompression, Orbital Tumors, Tear Drainage Surgery, Endoscopic and External DCR, Treatment of Blind Painful Eyes, Anophthalmic Socket Reconstruction, Blepharospasm, Hemifacial Spasm, Facial Dystonias
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