Tarek Alasil, MD

Specialties

  • Retina Disease/Surgery

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Arcadia
301 W Huntington Dr
Suite 107
Arcadia, CA 91007
800.898.2020

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Lancaster
44815 Fig Ave.
Lancaster, CA 93534
800.898.2020

Dr. Alasil completed his ophthalmology residency training at Yale University and joined the Retina Institute of California for his retina fellowship. Dr. Alasil was part of the team who innovated en face imaging using swept source optical coherence tomography technology in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His main research interests focus on polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, diabetic retinopathy and diabetic choroidopathy. He has written over 35 original peer-reviewed articles, major reviews,case reports, and book reviews. He has presented his work at national and international meetings including the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology(AAO). He won the best poster award at AAO and the ASCRS excellence in residency award. He was granted a travel grant to present his work on diabetic choroidopathy at Asia ARVO meeting in Yokohama, Japan, and he was invited to speak at the Rabb-Venable excellence in research program. He served as one of the advocacy ambassadors to the AAO midyear forum in Washington, DC.
 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science: Aleppo University
  • Doctor of Medicine: Aleppo University School of Medicine
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Research Fellow: Doheny Eye Institute, USC
  • Internal Medicine Resident: Loma Linda University
  • Optical Coherenec Tomography Research Fellow: New England Eye Center and Tufts University
  • Ophthalmology Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Retina Fellow: Retina Institute of California 

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • Best Poster Award at American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • ASCRS Excellence in Residency Award
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Physicians

Personal Hobbies

  • Spending time with family
  • Traveling

Languages Spoken

  • English