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.

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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"During May 2013, I had cataract eye surgery.  My doctor is David Aizuss with OAV.  I am a senior, and had felt that I was losing some of my vision.  When I went it for a checkup with Dr. Aizuss, he told me I had advanced cataracts in both eyes and would need lens replacement surgery.  His staff scheduled me for the two surgeries (two weeks apart) with two post-op visits after each surgery.  I am 100 percent happy with the surgeries and care provided by Dr. Aizuss and his staff.  He may well be the best eye surgeon in the world, and I recommend him as highly as I can to anyone who needs the gift of having cataracts removed through surgery by a knowledgeable, skilled, experienced, and caring doctor.."



"Dr. Aizuss has been my ophthalmologist for years.  He also attended to my mother, who was in her late 90's/early 100's.  He has always been respectful and thoroughly professional.  He does not have a one-treatment-fits-all approach, taking fully into account the individual patient he is seeing.  I could not be more pleased with the care that I get from him and Ophthalmology  Associates of the Valley."



"I go to the West Hills location and have found the office and staff warm and pleasant. I have had one appointment at the Encino office and was also VERY put off by the "assembly line" operation. I will never go back to that office. Dr. Aizuss and the other doctors are very friendly but, even in the West Hills office, they are in and out lickity split! They move you right along."



"Dr. Aizuss has been my ophthalmologist for many years.  I trust him implicitly.  He is attuned to my personal eye-related issues and is very thoughtful in his approach to my situation.  I have also seen other doctors in the group, Dr. Kramer, Dr. Elkins, and  could not be more pleased with any of them."



"My wife and I went to Ophthalmology Associates just a few weeks ago to get an eye exam. I wanted to try a new ophthalmologist office because the ones that i have been going to for the last 10-15 years have not been able to correct my vision with either contact lenses or glasses. OA was able to give me 20/20 vision all of because of Judy. She not only took the time to work with me and persisted in working until i got 20/20 vision with the use of contact lenses. I have never been able to achieve this with previous ophthalmologists. Thank you Judy for making this happen and really appreciate all the hard work that you have done. Dr. Aizuss was also very thorough in examining me and i do have a several eye issues which he addressed and gave me recommendations on how to properly treat them. Highly, highly recommend this office and especially Judy."



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