Robert D. Sacks, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist at La Peer Health Systems. Currently, he serves as Surgical Director for his private practice, California Eye Medical Center, Inc., and as Department Chairman of Ophthalmology at the Olympia Medical Center. Previously, he has been Clinical Chief, Division Of Ophthalmology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as well as Chief of Staff at Midway / Olympia Medical Center.
Dr. Sacks treats many diseases of the eye including cataracts, glaucoma, inflammatory deseases, dry eye, corneal disorders, retinal conditions and many others. Dr. Sacks also has an interest in nutritional vitamin supplementation and eye diseases. Dr. Sacks works directly with the patient, and he performs all pre- and post-operative evaluations himself, taking the time to explain fully all of the benefits and risks of the ocular surgery.
Since 1991, Dr. Sacks has been performing refractive eye surgery and cataract surgery. He has also been performing Excimer Eye Laser Surgery since it was approved by the FDA. LASIK Refractive surgery is his predominant refractive surgery of choice, but he is skilled in astigmatic keratotomy, PRK (photorefractive keratectomy), and intraocular lens surgery for cataracts.
Dr. Robert D. Sacks is a graduate of UCLA School of Medicine and completed a residency in ophthalmology at Northwestern University in 1991. He also completed a Masters degree at UCLA.
His private practice is in Los Angeles. He is a member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, California Association of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Society of Refractive Surgery, and California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.