Barry Katzman, MD, PC, FAAO

dr_katzmanDr. Katzman has been helping people in San Diego see better for over 30 years. What he started as a small practice has grown to 7 locations in an effort to fulfill a growing demand for excellent vision care.

Dr. Katzman has dedicated his career and staff to providing the very best result for each patient. He has an interest in advancing investigative technologies to help increase the capability of eye care professionals everywhere. To date, he has participated in over 100 FDA clinical trials and is currently an investigator for various laser, cataract, lens implant, and drug studies.

“As an eye surgeon, my passion comes from the happiness of each patient when they start seeing things clearly again. It really is a life changing event to have your vision restored. I’ve been privileged to help thousands of people enjoy life a little more and that makes it all worth it.” Dr. Katzman

Patients enjoy being treated by Dr. Katzman because of his genuine concern. He makes himself available weekends, holidays, after hours, or any time that a patient has a problem. Dr. Katzman is very approachable and speaks to people in terms that they understand when it comes to complicated eye conditions.

When he’s not working Dr. Katzman enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He loves most sports but more particularly basketball. Dr. Katzman also donates hundreds of hours/year providing eye care for people affiliated with charitable organizations that cannot afford it otherwise.

Dr. Katzman has been recognized by patients and peers alike throughout the years. Some of his credentials, positions and awards are listed below:

Diplomate of the American Board of ophthalmology
Medical surgical Director West Coast Eye Care
Medical director West Coast Medical Spa
Global Director of laser Refractive Cataract and Surgical Services AOS
Chosen as one of America’s Top Ophthalmologists by consumer research council of America Recipient of “patient choice award”
been voted “top Doctor” in the category of Ophthalmology in SD county by San Diego Magazine
Received AMA recognition awards
California favorite physician award recipient Armed Forces of Pathology certificate
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery
American Intraocular implant society
Lensx (laser refractive surgery) certified
Collaborative IRB certified
i lasik certified
Refractec CK certified
California Medical Society
San Diego County Medical Society
International Academy of sports vision
Investigator for various laser refractive, cataract, implants and drug studies