Dr. Amir H. Kishani
Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he obtained both his MD and PhD in Neuroscience in 2006. He completed an internship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2017 and ophthalmology residence at the USC Roski Eye Institute from 2007-2010. He then completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the top-rated Associated Retinal Consultants in Royal Oak, Michigan. During this training he was awarded both the Heed and Michel’s Fellowships (National Honors given on a competitive basis among all vitreoretinal trainees in the country) during his training. In his clinical practice, he treats patients with medical and surgical retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, age-related macular degeneration and retinal detachments among other common retinal diseases. He also specializes in complex retinal detachment surgeries.
In 2017, a patient named Anna Kuehl entered a clinical trial to test a stem cell remedy for macular degeneration. She had noticed a slow loss of vision in her left eye and as it gradually worsened, hope of avoiding loss of precious sight to age-related macular...