Dr. Sami Kamjoo is a board-certified ophthalmologist, specializing in
diseases and surgery of the retina. He completed his undergraduate
studies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), earning two
bachelor of science degrees by double-majoring in neuroscience and
physiology. While at UCLA, Dr. Kamjoo received multiple honors,
including the Dean’s Honors Award, and graduated magna cum laude. He
then completed his MD at University of California, Irvine (UCI)
graduating in the top 10% of his class. While at UCI, he was also
inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Honors
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Kamjoo completed his medicine
internship at UCLA/Olive-View in the San Fernando Valley. This was
followed by an ophthalmology residency at UCI, which is a training
program that has one of the highest intraocular surgical volumes in
California. Dr. Kamjoo’s surgical caseload was over the 90th percentile
nationally. Due to his effective teaching and leadership skills, Dr.
Kamjoo was selected as Chief Resident.
Following residency, Dr. Kamjoo was then selected to stay at UCI to
complete a two-year medical and surgical retina fellowship, where he
gained vast experience in the management of diabetic retinopathy,
macular degeneration, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, retinopathy
of prematurity, and the surgical repair of complex retinal detachments.
Dr. Kamjoo is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is
a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of
Retina Specialists, and the Association of Research in Vision and
Ophthalmology. Dr. Kamjoo’s main areas of interest include diabetic
retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retina
complications of anterior segment surgery, and macular holes.
Dr. Kamjoo is fluent in Spanish and Farsi.