UC Irvine Health ophthalmologist and cornea specialist Dr. Sumit Garg

Sumit Garg
, MD



Clinical Interests

Cataract surgery, Collagen crosslinking, Complex cataract surgery, Corneal degenerations, Corneal infections, Corneal surgery, Corneal transplant, Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK), Dry eye, Femtosecond laser keratoplasty (corneal transplant), Post refractive cataract surgery, Toric intraocular lens, Implantable mini telescope (IMT), Fuchs endothelial dystrophy, Pterygium surgery, Keratoconus (Intacs corneal implant), LipiFlow® dry eye treatment, Femtosecond laser enabled cataract surgery, Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), Presbyopia Correcting Intraocular Lens extended depth of focus, Multifocal lens, Accommodating lens

Nickname: Sam
Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
  • Spanish
Medical School
New York Medical College
Olive View - University of California Los AngelesInternal Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine - OpthamalogyOphthalmology
University of California, Irvine Medical CenterOphthalmology
University of California, IrvineDiseases & Surgery of Cornea, Anterior Segment & Refractive Systerm
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Clinical Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • Medical Director — Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Ophthalmology — Department of Ophthalmology
Awards and Recognition
  • Best Doctors in America® — Ophthalmology, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association, 2015
  • Top Ophthalmologist, International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP)
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Academic Profile
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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Aging Eye
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
  • Corneal Transplantation, Advances
  • Eye Topics, General
  • LASIK/Refractive Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration, Implantable Mini-Telescope
  • Ophthalmic Emergencies
UC Irvine Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697
Phone: 949-824-2020
UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183