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Fred K. Kurata, M.D., M.S., President

Fred Kurata, M.D., M.S. is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, as well as cataracts, and refractive surgery.

Fred Kurata, M.D., M.S. is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, as well as cataracts, and refractive surgery. He attended the University of Hawaii, where he attained his Medical Degree as well as his Masters in Physiology. At the Scheie Eye Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Kurata completed his residency in pathology and ophthalmology as well as his fellowship in glaucoma. He has been practicing for over 20 years and is associated with such societies as the American Medical Association, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, ARVO, and the Los Angeles County Medical Association.

 

EDUCATION

1971
A.B., Occidental College

1976
M.S., Physiology

1979
M.D.

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS

1979-80
Resident in Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1980-83
Resident in Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

1983-84
Fellowship in Glaucoma, University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA

 

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

Board Certified in Ophthalmology

Written – April, 1984

Oral – October, 1984

National Boards I – June, 1977

National Boards II – March, 1979

National Boards III – March, 1980

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

National Societies

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

American Medical Association

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

 

Local Societies

Los Angeles County Medical Association

Glaucoma Society of Los Angeles