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Dr. F. Jacob Khoubian

Dr. F. Jacob Khoubian

OPHTHALMOLOGIST

Bio

Jacob Khoubian, MD / MS, is a board certified comprehensive ophthalmologist who specializes in advanced technology cataract surgery including refractive cataract surgery and complex cataract surgery. Dr Khoubian completed his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA in 2008. Prior to this he completed a retina research fellowship with Wills Eye Hospital in 2004. Dr. Khoubian received his medical doctor degree from Memorial University in Canada in 2003. He also received his Masters of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Touro College of Health Sciences in 1999. Dr. Khoubian graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from UCLA in 1997. 

Dr. Khoubian is highly skilled and experienced and obtains great joy in helping improve and maintain his patients’ most important sense, the sense of sight. He is devoted to providing the best care using the most advanced diagnostic equipment, as well as top medical therapies and most modern surgical techniques. His expertise includes laser assisted cataract surgery, toric IOLs, multifocal IOLs, extended depth of focus IOLs, accommodative IOLs, ORA intra-operative aberrometry, as well as other advanced techniques. To date he has performed over 8,000 cataract surgeries in addition to other surgeries and laser procedures for the treatment of cataract, glaucoma, and LASIK vision correction. 

Dr. Khoubian is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a published author of several research studies and is a national lecturer. For nine years in a row Dr. Khoubian received the vitals.com doctor review websites’ Patients’ Choice Award as well as Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award for eight years in a row. In 2014 he also received the Top 10 Doctors award for providing quality care.

Education

Jan 2006 – June 2008 Ophthalmology Residency
Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA
Los Angeles, California

July 2004 – June 2005 Surgery Internship
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Los Angeles, California

July 2003 – June 2004 Research Fellowship- Hereditary Retinal Diseases
Wills Eye Hospital: Larry A. Donoso, M.D., Ph. D.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Aug 1999 – May 2003 Doctor of Medicine
Memorial University
Canada

Master of Science-Biomedical Science Aug 1998 – July 1999
Touro College of Health Sciences
Long Island, New York
Master’s Thesis: Molecular mechanisms by which hypoxia induces
expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor.

Sep 1995 – Dec 1997 Bachelor of Science- Biology
University of California, Los Angeles; College of Letters and Science
Los Angeles, California
College Honors: Departmental Honors in Biology, Golden Key Honour Society, Magna Cum Laude

Specialties

Comprehensive ophthalmology -Cornea and anterior segment, glaucoma, retina, oculoplastics, other

Complex and routine cataract surgery

Refractive cataract surgery -Decreasing and eliminating the need for glasses after cataract surgery

Locations

Telo Medical Building
Wolstan & Goldberg Eye Associates
23600 Telo. Ave Suite 100
Torrance, Ca 90505
(310)543-2611

Markman & Wolstan Medical Group
3838 W Carson St. Suite 105
Torrance, Ca 90503
(310)543-4546

Advanced Eye Institute
1026 West Covina Parkway, Suite B
West Covina, California 91790
626-593-4234

Affiliations

Torrance Memorial Medical Center
Surgery Center of South Bay
Little Company of Mary Hospital
UCLA Medical Center
Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Jan 2006 – June 2008
West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Hospital
Sepulveda Veterans Administration Hospital
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Certification

Certified for Technis Multifocal Lens 2010

Certified for Crystalens® Lens 2009

Certified for Alcon Restor® Multifocal Lens 2008

Certified for Alcon Toric® Astigmatic Lens 2008

Publications

Khoubian FJ, Kikkawa DO, Gonnering RS.
Trephination and silicone stent intubation for the treatment of canalicular obstruction: effect of the level of obstruction.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Jul-Aug;22(4):248-52.

Khoubian FJ, Shakin EP, Tantri A, Kim DY, Edwards AO, Donoso LA.
Autosomal Dominant Pattern Dystrophy: Identification of a novel splice site mutation in the peripherin/RDS gene.
Retina. 2005 Dec;25(8):999-1004.

Fowler SF, Khoubian JF, Mathiasen RA, Margulies DR.
Peptic ulcers in the elderly is a surgical disease.
Am J Surg. 2001 Dec;182(6):733-7.

Schiller G, Lee M, Paquette R, Sawyers C, Khoubian F, Territo.
Transplantation of autologous peripheral blood progenitor cells procured after high-dose cytaribine based consolidation chemotherapy for adults with secondary AML in first remission.
Leuk Lymphoma.1999 May;33(5-6):475-84.

Presentations

Wills Eye Hospital Annual Research Symposium March 2004
Autosomal Dominant Pattern Dystrophy: Identification of a novel splice site mutation in the peripherin/RDS gene.

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Scientific Symposium Nov. 2003
Trephination and silicone stent intubation for the treatment of canalicular obstruction: effect of the level of obstruction.

Retina Society Annual Meeting Sep. 2003
Autosomal Dominant Retinal Degeneration with Macular Dystrophy in a Large Family.

Touro College of Health Sciences July 1999
Master’s Thesis: Molecular mechanisms by which hypoxia induces expression of VEGF.

Research

2003 – 2004 Research Fellow under Larry A. Donoso, M.D., Ph. D.
Wills Eye Hospital; Philadelphia, PA.
Hereditary Retinal Diseases

2002 Principal Investigator under Don O. Kikkawa, M.D.
University of California, San Diego; San Diego, CA.
Lacrimal Canalicular Obstruction

1999 – 2000 Research Assistant under Daniel R. Margulies, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, CA
Peptic Ulcer Disease

1998 – 1999 Graduate Student under Gerald Barry, Ph. D.
Touro College of Health Sciences; Long Island, NY
Biomedical Science

1997 – 1998 Research Assistant under Gary Schiller, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA
Hematology Oncology

1996 – 1997 Research Assistant under Christopher J. Evans, Ph. D.
University of California, Los Angeles; Los Angeles, CA
Laboratory Research.

Activities

2000 – 2001 Vice-President, American Medical Student Association
Memorial University

1999 – 2000 Public Relations Officer, American Medical Student Association
Memorial University

1999 Student Representative – Electives Committee, Memorial University

1998 – 1999 Student Government Representative, Touro College of Health Sciences

1997 Nationally certified reader and recorder; Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

1996 – 1998 Vice-President, UCLA Premedical Society

1996 – 1997 Spanish translator, Los Angeles Free Clinic (designed Translator-Volunteer Program)

Professional Associations

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Medical Association

TELO Medical Center 1st Floor, Ste 100
23600 Telo Ave  Torrance CA 90505

Phone: (310) 543-2611
Fax: (310) 543-2056

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8AM-5:30PM