Dr. Daniel D. Esmaili is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the retina and vitreous, with a special interest in treating age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusion. Dr. Esmaili is an accomplished author, researcher, and presenter. He has been actively involved in numerous research studies and clinical research trials, he has authored peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and is an oft-sought speaker at local and national scientific meetings. Dr. Esmaili has received numerous awards, including being named to Super Doctors of Southern California three consecutive years. He obtained his medical degree with highest distinction from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and completed a prestigious two-year surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) of Harvard Medical School where he was selected as Chief vitreoretinal fellow. He also served as part of the full-time academic faculty at MEEI/Harvard where he also served as Medical Director of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Retina Consultants satellite practice.