Dr. Liva graduated from Harvard College with a degree in biochemistry. He obtained his MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine followed by a medical internship in internal medicine at Denver Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. An ophthalmology residency was completed atthe Associated Eye residencies of NJ . Dr Liva has been board certified since 1986 and is the medical director of Liva Eye Center in Paramus NJ. He practice general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery with premium implants including the Restor, Toric and Crystalens; Lasik and PRK refractive surgery,trabeculectomies for glaucoma , corneal transplantation , and oculoplastic surgery.