David Aizuss, M.D.

Dr. David Aizuss Ophthalmic Surgeon

Recently elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, Dr. David Aizuss enjoys wide recognition as one of the premier ophthalmic surgeons in Los Angeles. Other physicians have recognized him with his inclusion in the renowned Guide to Top Doctors. Dr. Aizuss has been in practice in Encino and West Hills for over 30 years. In that time he has become noted as one of Los Angeles’ best-known and most professionally active ophthalmic surgeons, having served as Chief of Surgery at Encino Hospital and Vice Chief of Staff of Encino-Tarzana Medical Center. In addition, he was Chair of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association and President of the California Medical Association. Dr. Aizuss previously served as President of the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology as well as President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. David Aizuss Accomplishments

Dr. Aizuss was educated at Northwestern University Medical School’s Honors Program in Medical Education, a highly competitive program open to only 60 students nationwide. He subsequently completed his residency in ophthalmology at the world-renowned UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Aizuss is fellowship-trained in corneal and refractive surgery at UCLA, with special expertise in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and all types of LASIK and refractive surgery. Dr. Aizuss has been recognized by other ophthalmologists statewide as:

The LA County Medical Association’s (LACMA) Patient Care Foundation honored Dr. Aizuss with the Independent Physician Leadership Award in November 2017. Click here to read more about this accomplishment.

Achievements & Awards

He has been honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with both its Honor and Senior Honor Achievement Awards. Dr. Aizuss is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. Recently, Dr. Aizuss was voted the “People’s Choice” ophthalmologist in 2008, 2009,2010, 2011, and 2012 as well as being named by other physicians as a “Top Doctor” they would choose for themselves or their family in 2008 through 2016 inclusive! Dr. Aizuss was named “Super Doctor” in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Most recently he received the Most Compassionate Doctor award and On Time Doctor awards! Doctor Aizuss was notably named to the Council of 100 for the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery which recognizes him as a top influencer of medical society policy development. He was inducted into the Super Doctor’s Hall of Fame for being voted Super Doctor for 10+ consecutive years. In January 2021, Dr. Aizuss was Los Angeles magazine’s 2021 list of Top Doctors.

Dr. Aizuss was awarded the "Distinguished Service Award" from the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the society's highest honor for a member who has made outstanding contributions to the profession of ophthalmology and our patients.

He is sought out as a speaker on new intraocular lens implants and techniques and consults nationwide with other surgeons as well as with investment and venture capital companies interested in the latest ophthalmic surgical technology.

More About Dr. David Aizuss

Dr. Aizuss is married with two daughters both of whom are graduates of the University of Chicago. He is recognized for his warmth, good humor and congeniality by both his patients and fellow physicians and he looks forward to taking care of you and providing you the best there is in ophthalmic medical and surgical care.


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"Dr Aizuss and his team are the best! They made the process super easy for me. They’re extremely efficient and assuaged any of my concerns. I am thrilled with how low stress the surgery went and the results are life changing. I never realized I was living in a sepia colored world until I got one eye done and was able to compare. I was so excited to get my other eye done and now, I have 20:20 visiom 😀"



"I have been a patient of Dr. Aizuss for 30 plus years. Having spent my entire career in healthcare, I would not continue to see him if I had any concerns. My wife worked with him and is also his patient. We think the world of him."



"I am a patient of Dr. Aizuss but he was not available for me to see in an emergency situation. So I saw Dr. Huynh. He and all the staff are very accommodating, pleasant and professional. I prefer this office to the one in Encino because it is not as busy or crowded with people, and I can get seen without waiting very long, which is not the case in Encino."



"Dr. Aizuss and his staff are absolutely top notch. In times where good customer service is a rarity OAV is a shining star!"



"Staff was very kind, despite my walker taking up time and space.Of course, Dr. Aizuss, as usual, gave superior care."



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