A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Harold E. Reaves has been practicing for the past 35 years. Highly educated, he earned his doctorate from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and completed his ophthalmology residency at Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Dr. Reaves maintains active membership in numerous prestigious professional organizations, such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology, USC Roski Eye Institute, and the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology. He is the inventor of an intraocular lens implant and a past president of the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Reaves is also the proud father of two Stanford University Scholars.
May 1969 B.S., Howard University, Washington, D.C.
May 1973 M.D., Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey
Internship and Residency
June 1973 – February 1974 Straight Medicine Internship, Waterbury General Hospital
March 1974 to February 1977 Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven Connecticut
April 1974 Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners – Philadelphia, PA
October 1978 American Board of Ophthalmology
June 1976 – October 1976
Glaucoma and External Eye Diseases: Internal Eye Foundation, Hospital Albert Schweitzer, Deschapelles, Hati, West Indies
June 1965 – September 1965
Assistant Scientist, Shearing Laboratories
June 1970 – July 1973
Consultant, Warner Lambert Pharmaceuticals, Marketing Research Department
Academic/ Professional Appointments
March 1977 – July 1977 Chief Ophthalmology Resident / Clinical Instructor, Yale Medical School
November 1977 – June 1983 Clinical Instructor, USC School of Medicine
June 1983 – June 2014 Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Emeritus, USC School of Medicine
1981 – 1990 Member of the Professional Advisory Committee, Blind Children’s Center, Los Angeles, CA
1990 – present Examiner, American Board of Ophthalmology
1995 – 2006 Member of Los Angeles Academy of Medicine
2002 – 2003 President, Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology
2005 – 2008 Chairman, Section of Ophthalmology, Good Samaritan Hospital