Bala Ambati, MD, PhD

Dr. Ambati is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University and is an ophthalmologist at Pacific Clear Vision Institute and co-founder & President of iVeena. He has 17 years of experience as a cataract, cornea, and refractive surgeon, and has been principal investigator on 3 NEI R01 grants. Dr. Ambati has developed several ophthalmic devices, is the lead inventor on 4 issued patents, and was named the #1 Ophthalmologist in the Top 40 under 40 global competition by the Ophthalmologist Magazine. He has been awarded the Inaugural ASCRS Winning Pitch Challenge Award, Troutman-Veronneau prize in Cornea, the ARVO von Sallman Award, and the Gold Humanism Award by the University of Utah medical students. He regularly serves with ORBIS, Sightlife, Sight for the Sightless, Help Mercy International, and other humanitarian organizations.