David Sami, MD
Office and Contact Information
392 S Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 289-2389
fax: (714) 289-2390
map & directions
- Division Chief, Ophthalmology, CHOC Children’s Specialists
Physician BioWith more than 15 years of experience in pediatric ophthalmology, Dr. Sami’s academic and research interests include development of the visual system, motility of ocular prostheses, hereditary and systemic eye disorders of childhood, and retinopathy of prematurity.
Comprehensive services provided by Dr. Sami include screening, consultation, treatment and surgery for: strabismus, amblyopia (lazy eye), tearing eyes, infantile and childhood cataracts, pediatric glaucoma, traumatic eye injuries in children, complications of ROP (retinopathy of prematurity), periocular hemangiomas, ptosis (droopy eyelids), complications of systemic disorders: diabetes, sickle cell anemia, juvenile rheumatic disease and lupus.
Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Sami is board certified in ophthalmology. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles. He served his internship in medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles and his residency in ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Dr. Sami completed two fellowships in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus: A combined research and clinical fellowship at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London, England; and a second at the Harvard fellowship program of Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Sami is consistently voted as one of Orange County’s Top Doctors by the Orange County Medical Association.
- Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Children’s Hospital of Boston
Harvard School of Medicine
- Research and Clinical Fellowship
Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital
- Residency in Ophthalmology
California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC)
San Francisco, CA
- Internship in Medicine
UCLA Medical Center
- Medical School
UCLA School of Medicine
- American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
CHOC Articles & Publications
|Child-Friendly Clinic Greets CHOC Ophthalmology Patients
Making a Mark: October 2007
CHOC?s new outpatient ophthalmology facility features functional and aesthetic elements to accommodate the needs of children and their caretakers, with an emphasis on creating an environment that ...
and Strabismus Specialist
Physician Connection: Summer 2007
Earlier this year, pediatric eye surgeon Dr. David Sami was recruited to bring new expertise and support for Pediatric Ophthalmology at CHOC....
|More than 80 CHOC Children's Doctors Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 03, 2012
More than 80 CHOC Children's physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are named "Physicians of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association....