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Michael Ward, DO


  • Retina Disease/Surgery

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group - Arcadia
288 N Santa Anita
Suite 403
Arcadia, CA 91006

Acuity Eye Group - Encino
5400 Balboa Blvd
Suite 222
Encino, CA 91316

Acuity Eye Group - Lancaster
44815 Fig Ave.
Lancaster, CA 93534

Acuity Eye Group - Lincoln Heights
2400 North Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90031

As a Southern California Native, Dr. Ward attended the University of California, Irvine where he was a Division 1 collegiate rower and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Biological Sciences.

Dr. Ward attended medical school at the Touro College of Medicine in New York City, and graduated with honors. As a medical student, he was inducted into the prestigious Sigma Sigma Chi honors society, and received the TOUCH Humanistic award for his volunteer and service contributions to his community. After medical school, Dr. Ward completed a research fellowship at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, where his research focused on genetic pediatric retinal diseases, as well as associations between ophthalmic diseases and psychiatric disorders.

He completed his ophthalmology residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania, and is completing his Vitreoretinal surgery fellowship with the Retina Institute.


  • Bachelor of Science: University of California Irvine
  • Touro College of Medicine - New York
  • Residency Program: Geisinger Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Acuity Eye Group

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Medical Association

Personal Hobbies

  • Trail Running
  • Ultramarathons
  • Plant based cooking

Languages Spoken

  • English