Jacob Reznik, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist, refractive surgeon specializing is modern, all laser cataract and refractive surgery and a founding partner at the Glaucoma Care Center.
Dr. Reznik is a third generation physician and second generation ophthalmologist. Specializing as a cataract surgeon with more than 17,000 procedures completed to date. Dr. Reznik has contributed to multiple scientific studies including safety of modern refractive surgery, treatment of ocular infections and age-related macular degeneration. He has several scientific articles published in peer reviewed journals including Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Journal of Refractive Surgery and Expert Review Ophthalmology. He has presented his research findings at global and domestic conferences such as the International Congress of Genetics, American Academy of Ophthalmology National Meeting and the Wilmer Research Association.
Dr. Reznik is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Cornea Society and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has received numerous honors and awards including a full Regents Scholarship from University of California, Irvine, to attend medical school and a research grant from the Burns and Allen Research Institute at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
A native of Russia, Dr. Reznik moved at an early age to Southern California. Reznik received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. He moved on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the internationally renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. After residency, Reznik received additional sub-specialty training in refractive surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. While at Johns Hopkins, he renewed his dedication to volunteer work and giving back to the community by organizing community ocular disease screening events for local underserved communities.