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About Jiun Do, MD, PhD

Jiun Do, MD, PhD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in providing care for adults with glaucoma (open-angle glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, and secondary glaucoma). He is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma with medications, lasers, and surgeries. Dr. Do performs a range of procedures including:

  • Laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI)
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • Trabeculotomy
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries
  • Glaucoma drainage devices
  • Trabeculectomy

Dr. Do also performs cataract surgeries and offers premium toric and multifocal lenses using intraoperative aberrometry, a tool that measures the biometry of the eye in the operating room to aid in the determination of intraocular lens power selection and placement.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Do instructs medical students, residents, and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He conducts translational research in the regeneration of the optic nerve using stem cell therapies and clinical research in the diagnosis and surgical management of glaucoma. Dr. Do's research has been published in the Journal of Current Ophthalmology, the Journal of Glaucoma, the American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, and PLoS One.

He was the 2019 recipient of the American Glaucoma Society Mentoring for Advancement of Physician-Scientist Award, as well as the UC San Diego Academic Senate Health Sciences Research Award.

Dr. Do completed fellowship training in glaucoma at UC San Diego Health's Shiley Eye Institute and residency training at USC's Roski Eye Institute. He earned his MD from the UC San Diego School of Medicine and PhD in neurosciences from UC San Diego.

Dr. Do is member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He is an ad hoc reviewer for the American Journal of Case Reports and Optometry and Vision Science.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Doctoral Degree

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Residency

  • University of Southern California, Roski Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2017-06-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Conditions and Treatments

  • Glaucoma
  • Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculotomy
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery with Toric and Multifocal Lenses
  • Intraoperative Aberrometry
  • Glaucoma Management
  • Secondary Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Drainage Devices
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted