Dr. J. David Karlin
As the newest member of Ophthalmology Associates of the Valley, Dr. J. David Karlin has been in practice over thirty years and has performed thousands of advanced eye surgeries. He performs cataract, refractive, cosmetic, and glaucoma procedures routinely as well as more complicated implant procedures. He has performed premium IOL implants that can lead to spectacle independence for over 15 years.
Dr. Karlin graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin, completed his internal medicine and ophthalmology residencies in New York and started his practice in West Hills in 1980. Dr.Karlim has been awarded the "Teacher of the Year" honor from UCLA's Stein Eye Institute.
Dr. Karlin remains active as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute part of UCLA Geffen School of Medicine in Westwood, California. He speaks Farsi as well as some Spanish.