Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD

Retina and Vitreous Diseases, Retinal Degeneration, Macular Degeneration, Ophthalmology
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Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Persian, English, Farsi
About Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD
Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD, FRCSI, MRCOphth, graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, then served as a physician and director of health network, earning provincial Physician of the Year. He received his Ophthalmology and Vitreoretinal Surgery training in Ireland, earning FRCSI from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and MRCOphth from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London. While In Ireland, he was also an official lecturer at University College Cork and was a founding member of the Irish retinal prosthesis group. Dr. Ameri completed his internship in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and moved to Texas for his Ophthalmology Residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch. During his Ophthalmology Residency, he earned a PhD in neuroscience at the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Ameri obtained additional fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery at USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute. During his time at USC Department of Ophthalmology Institute in Los Angeles, he also pursued research on retinal prosthesis, where he became an Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology. He was involved in preclinical studies of Argus II and the development of wide-field retinal prostheses. In addition, he produced quality research on retinal vascular disease, retinal angiogenesis and ocular ultrasound. An accomplished researcher, he holds a number of U.S. patents on retinal prostheses and other devices.


  • Retina and Vitreous Diseases
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ophthalmology
Areas of Focus

Vitreoretinal surgery, retinal disease, retinal dystrophies, visual electrophysiology including electroretinogram, diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, central serous chorioretinopathy, retinal detachment including diabetic tractional retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane

Academic Title
Director of USC Retinal Degeneration Center

Insurances Accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brand New Day
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Interplan
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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