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:
- President of the California Medical Association
- Board of Trustees Member of the American Medical Association
- President of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
- President of the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology
- President of the Los Angeles County Medical Association
- Chair of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association (CMA)
- A member of the CMA Executive Committee
- A Board member of the Institute for Medical Quality
- A member Council of 100, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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.
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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"Everyone at OAV is always pleasant and helpful! Dr. Aizuss is always professional and informative."
"Excellent staff! Love Dr. Aizuss!"
"Appreciated Dr. Elkins taking time to patiently explain tests and procedures as I requested. Also David and “N” , his assistants, were very helpful in that regard."
"Dr Aizuss has been my optometrist for a few years, he was Recomended by another DR. he is the Best! And I would not let any other Dr get close to my eyes. Just did a cataract surgery which was very successful, can’t wait to do the 2nd I highly recommend him."
"Excellent! Great service from Dr. Aizuss and the whole staff."