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Behnaz Rouhani, Cornea/Refractive

Specialty
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Harvard Eye Associates - Laguna Hills
24401 Calle De La Louisa
Suite 300
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Harvard Eye Associates - Laguna Hills
24401 Calle De La Louisa
Suite 300
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 951-2020
Fax
(949) 356-1682
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
Harvard Eye Associates - Orange
1010 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 175
Orange, CA 92868
Phone
(949) 951-2020
Fax
(949) 356-1698

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Shahid Behesti University - 2003
    • Internship
      Drexel University - 2010
    • Residency
      Drexel University - 2012
    • Fellowship
      Ross Eye Institute - 2016
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Behnaz Rouhani is a board certified ophthalmologist that specializes in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. After receiving her medical degree with high honors from Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran, she pursued a clinical research fellowship in ophthalmology at Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute at the University of Colorado. Subsequently, she was granted a residency in ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she was chosen as the Chief Resident during her final year. This was followed by a fellowship in Cornea and Refractive surgery at Ross Eye Institute the State University of New York, where she worked alongside renowned cornea transplant surgeons and gained extensive experience.

    Dr. Rouhani specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of corneal disorders, such as ocular surface disease, corneal dystrophies, and laser vision correction. She is a skilled surgeon with a compassionate, patient-focused approach. She integrates the most advanced techniques to provide her patients with state of the art eye care in corneal diseases, advanced corneal transplant procedures such as DMEK (Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty) and DSEK (Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty), laser vision correction, and cataract surgery.
     
    Dr. Rouhani is also board certified in Internal Medicine. This unique combination enables her to have a better understanding of the overall health of her patients and how different systemic diseases can affect the eye health.

    Dr. Rouhani is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Additionally, she is a member of several professional organizations, including the Cornea Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Rouhani has given several educational presentations and has also contributed to various publications on diverse ophthalmic subjects.

    Dr. Rouhani resides in Orange County with her husband and two young children. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, tennis, and swimming. As an asset to our diverse community of patients, she is also fluent in Farsi.