Sameh Mosaed

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Professor of Ophthalmology
Glaucoma Fellowship Director
Glaucoma Division Chief
Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, 2005, Chief Glaucoma Fellow, Ophthalmology
M.D., New York Medical College, 1999, Ophthalmology
B.S., University of California, Davis, 1994
Phone: Appointments (949) 824-2020; Academic Office (949) 824-4122
University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Road
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697
Academic Distinctions
Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine, 2019
Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine, 2013 – Present
Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine, 2013 – Present
Orange County Physicians of Excellence, 2012 – Present
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2010
Best Doctor in America Listing, 2009 – Present
Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, June 2008 – Present
Elected to “America's Top Ophthalmologists,” by the Consumers Research Council of America, 2007
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, June 2006
"Rising Stars - Ophthalmology," Lecturer, ISOV Meeting, Las Vegas, November 2006
Phi Sigma Honor Society, 1993 – Present
S Mosaed, J Liu, D Minckler, R Fitzgerald, D Grelotti, B Wilsey, E Sones, R Weinreb, T Marcotte, “The Effect of Inhaled Cannabis on Intraocular Pressure in Healthy Adult Subjects”, published on-line December 23rd 2020, touchREVIEWS in Ophthalmology. 2020;15(1):33–7
Yang M, Ling J, Mosaed S, “Capnocytophaga canimorsus blebitis: case report and review of literature”, BMC Ophthalmol, 2021 Jan 26;21(1):59, PMID: 33499831
Smith AK, Bussel I, Ling J, Mosaed S, J Curr, “Acquired Optic Pits Associated with Laser-assisted In Situ Keratomileusis: A Case Series.”, Glaucoma Pract. 2020 Sep-Dec;14(3):106-108. PMID: 33867759
Mosaed S, “Clinical results of Ab Interno Trabeculotomy using the Trabectome in patients with uveitic glaucoma”, Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, January/February 2020 issue
Mosaed S, Lin K. “Ab Externo Imaging of Human Episcleral Vessels Using Fiber-Optic Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy”, J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2019 Jul 18
Nguyen V, Jwo K, Bhatt A, Mosaed S, “Association of Retinopathy of Prematurity and Plateau Iris”, J Glaucoma. 2019 Mar 26
Mosaed S, Shen E, Xie K, Smith J, “Dupilumab-induced Follicular Conjunctivitis”, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, 2018 Oct 18
Mosaed S, Vahidi R, Lin K, "The effect of music tempo on operating room preparation time", Journal of Perioperative Practice, 2018 Nov
Mosaed S, “Comprehensive Global Trabectome Outcomes in Surgery-naïve Versus Previously Operated Eyes”, European Ophthalmic Review, Summer 2018
Arora S, Maeda M, Francis B., Maeda M, Sit AJ, Mosaed S, Nazarali S, BHSc, Damji KF, “Efficacy and safety of abinterno trabeculectomy in juvenile open-angle glaucoma”, Can J Ophthalmol. 2018 Oct
Lin M, Schmutz M, Mosaed S, “In Reply: Latanoprost-induced Skin Hypopigmentation”, J Glaucoma. March 2018
Shen E, Farukhi S, Schmutz M, Mosaed S., “Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Associated With Aripiprazole in the Setting of Plateau Iris Configuration”, J Glaucoma. Feb 2018, Online Articles: Case Report/Small Case Series
Bhatt A., Nguyen C., Mosaed S., Minckler D., “Clinical and Pathological Correlation of Cotton Wool Spots in Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma”, Feb, 2018, AJO Case Reports. (In Press)
Farukhi S., Bhatt A., Schmutz M., Mosaed S., “Trabectome Outcomes Across the Spectrum of Glaucoma Disease Severity”, Plos ONE-D-17-16017, (In Press)
Mosaed S, Farukhi S, Schmutz M, Nguyen V, “Baerveldt scleral patch graft abscess secondary to coagulase negative Staphylococcus”, Case Reports in Ophthalmology, 2017 Nov 17
Mosaed S, Bhatt A, Invited Commentary, “New Generation Stents”, International Glaucoma Review 18-2, 44-45. 1566-1040, 2017
Ahmed SF, Schmutz M, Mosaed S., “Case Series: Keratolimbal Allograft as a Patch Graft for Glaucoma Drainage Devices”, J Glaucoma. 2017 Jul 20
Lin K, Sameh Mosaed MD, "Critical evaluation of latanoprostene bunod in the treatment of glaucoma", Clinical Ophthalmology, Accepted July 2016
Sameh Mosaed MD, “Preventing and Managing Bleb-Related Infections”, Topics in Ocular Antiinfectives, Issue 61, June 2016
Sameh Mosaed MD, Bradley H. Jacobsen BS, Ken Young Lin MD, PhD, “Case report: imaging and treatment of ophthalmic manifestations in oculodentodigital dysplasia”, BMC Ophthalmology Jan 2016 16:5
Sameh Mosaed MD, Bradley H. Jacobsen BS, Ken Young Lin MD, PhD, “Imaging and Treatment of Ophthalmic Manifestations in Oculodentodigital Dysplasia”, BMC Ophthalmology, 2016 Jan 7;16:5.
Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group, “Outcomes of ab interno trabeculectomy with the trabectome by degree of angle opening”, Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jul;99(7):914-9. Epub 2014 Oct 21
Sameh Mosaed, MD, Asghar Haider, BS, Deborah Kim, MD, Zina Zhang, MD., “Association of Pigmentary Glaucoma and Nonsenile Nuclear Cataracts”, Journal of Glaucoma. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Sameh Mosaed, Garrick Chack, Asghar Haider, Ken Y. Lin, Donald S. Minckler "Results of Trabectome Surgery Following Failed Tube Shunt Implantation - Cohort Study" Medicine, 2015 Jul;94(30):e1045
Sameh Mosaed: “The First Decade of Global Trabectome Outcomes”, European Ophthalmic Review, 2014 Dec;8(2):113–9
Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group; “Outcomes of Ab Interno Trabeculectomy with the Trabectome after Failed Trabeculectomy”, Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb; 99(2):258-62. Epub 2014 Aug 28
Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group; “Outcomes of Ab Interno Trabeculectomy with the Trabectome by Degree of Angle Opening”, Br J Ophthalmol. pii: bjophthalmol-2014-305577. 2014 Oct 21
Sameh Mosaed, MD; “The First Decade of Global Trabectome Outcomes”, Clinical& Surgical Ophthalmology 32:1, 2014
Minckler D, Mosaed S, Francis B, Loewen N, Weinreb RN; “Clinical Results of Ab Interno Trabeculotomy Using the Trabectome for Open-Angle Glaucoma: the Mayo Clinic series in Rochester, Minnesota”, Am J Ophthalmol.; 157(6):1325-6.2014 Jun
Seung Youn Jea, MD, PhD, Sameh Mosaed, MD, Steven D. Vold, MD, and Douglas J. Rhee, MD. “Effect of a Failed Trabectome on Subsequent Trabeculectomy” Journal of Glaucoma, 2012 Feb;21(2):71-5.
Ting JL, Damji KF, Stiles MC; Trabectome Study Group. “Ab interno trabeculectomy: Outcomes in exfoliation versus primary open-angle glaucoma.” Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, February 2012.
Mosaed S. Update On Aqueous Shunts In Glaucoma. International Ophthalmology Clinics. 2011 Summer; 51(3):155-64.
Jea, Seung Youn, Mosaed S, Vold, Steven D, Rhee, Douglas J. Journal of Glaucoma. February 2011. Effect of Failed Trabectome on Subsequent Trabeculectomy. Journal of Glaucoma., February 2011.
Mosaed S; Douglas J. Rhee, MD, Theodoros Filippopoulos, MD; Helen Tseng, MD; Sunil Deokule, MD; Robert N. Weinreb, MD Trabectome Outcomes in Adult Open-Angle Glaucoma Patients: One-Year Follow-Up Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 28:8, 2010.
Agange. N, Mosaed S. Prostaglandin-Induced Cystoid Macular Edema Following Routine Cataract Extraction. Journal of Ophthalmology. vol. 2010, Article ID 690707, 2010.
Mosaed S, Minckler DS. Aqueous shunts in the treatment of glaucoma. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2010 Sep;7(5):661-6.
Vold, SD, Dustin, L; Trabectome Study Group. “Impact of laser trabeculoplasty on Trabectome Outcomes”. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010, Jul-Aug; 41(4):443-51.Epub 2010 May 28.
Mosaed S, Dustin L, Minckler D. Comparative outcomes between newer and older surgeries for glaucoma. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2009 Dec;107:127-33.
Brian A. Francis, MD, MS, Don Minckler, MD, MS, Laurie Dustin, Shahem Kawji, MD, Jason Yeh, MD, Arthur Sit, MD, Mosaed S, Murray Johnstone, MD, and the Trabectome Study Group. Combined cataract extraction and trabeculotomy by the internal approach for coexisting cataract and open-angle glaucoma: Initial results. Journal of Cataract Refractive Surgery. 2008 Jul;24(7):1096-103.
Minckler D, Mosaed S, Dustin L, Ms BF; Trabectome Study Group. Trabectome trabeculectomy – internal approach): additional experience and extended follow-up. Trans Am Ophthalmol. Soc. 2008;106;149-59; Discussion 159-60.
Mosaed S, Chamberlain W, Liu JH, Weinreb RN. Association of Central Corneal Thickness, and 24-Hour Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation. The Journal of Glaucoma. 2008 March; 17(2):85-8
Lee AC, Mosaed S, Weinreb RN, Kripke DF, Liu JH: Effect of Laser Trabeculoplasty on Nocturnal Intraocular Pressure in Medically Treated Glaucoma Patients. Ophthalmology. 2007 Apr; 114(4):666-70.
Minckler DS, Baerveldt G, Ramirez MA, Mosaed S, Wilson R, Shaarawy T, Zack B, Dustin L, Francis B: Clinical Results with the Trabectome, A Novel Surgical Device for Treatment of Adult Open-angle Glaucoma. Transactions American Ophthalmological Society. 2006; 104:40-50.
Coleman A, Mosaed S, Kamal D: Medical Therapy in Pregnancy. Journal of Glaucoma. 2005 Oct; 14(5):414-416.
Crowston JG, Medeiros FA, Mosaed S, Weinreb RN. Argon Laser Iridoplasty in the Treatment of Plateau-like Iris Configuration as Result of Numerous Ciliary Body Cysts. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005 Feb;139(2):381-3.
Mosaed S, Liu JH, Weinreb RN: Correlation Between Office and Peak Nocturnal Intraocular Pressures in Healthy Subjects and Glaucoma Patients. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005 Feb;139(2):320-4.
Mastyugin, V, Mosaed S, Bonazzi, M, Dunn W, Schwartzman ML: Corneal Epithelial VEGF and Cytochrome P450 4B1 Expression in a Rabbit Model of Closed Eye Contact Lens Wear. Current Eye Research, 2001 July; 23 (1): 1-10.

Bhatt, A. B., Mosaed, S. (2015). Glaucoma and Systemic Diseases. In Glaucoma and Systemic Diseases, Glaucoma and Dermatological Disorders. Springer

Mosaed S: Updated Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty . Glaucoma 2nd Edition, Chapter 121, Shaarawy T, Hitchings R, Sherwood M, Crowston J Eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2015

Mosaed S: Trabectome. Glaucoma, 2nd Edition, Chapter 128. Shaarawy T, Hitchings R, Sherwood M, Crowston J Eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2015

Sameh Mosaed, Don Minckler: Neovascular Glaucom”, Clinical Glaucoma Care, Samples, John R., Schacknow, Paul N. (Eds.), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2014

Sameh Mosaed, Don Minckler, MD: Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty, Glaucoma 2nd Edition, Chapter 121, Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2014

Sameh Mosaed, Donald Minckler: Update Neovascular Glaucoma, The Glaucoma Book, A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach to Patient Care P.N. Schacknow and J.R. Samples (eds.), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2014

Mosaed S: Trabectome, 2nd Edition of Glaucoma, Chapter 128, 2012

Mosaed S: Complications of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery, 2nd edition of Glaucoma, Chapter 121, 2012

Mosaed S: Update on Aqueous Shunts in Glaucoma; International Ophthalmology Clinics. 51(3): 155-164, Summer 2011

Minckler DS, Mosaed S: Aqueous shunts. In: Shields MB, Tombran-Tink J, Barstable CJ: Mechanisms of the Glaucomas: Disease, Process and Therapeutic Modalities. Humana Press. Pages, 715-737, 2008
Professional Societies
2012 – Present, Planning Committee for the World Glaucoma Congress
2010 – Present, Certified Trabetome Trainer
2008 - Present, American Glaucoma Society
2007 - Present, American Glaucoma Society PT Care Committee
2006 - Present, Iranian Society of Vision
2005 - Present, Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
2005 - Present, Orange County Glaucoma Society
2001 - Present, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2001 - 2004, New York State Ophthalmological Society
1998 - 2002, American Medical Women’s Association
1996 - Present, UC Davis Alumni Association
1996 - Present, Iranian American Medical Association
Research Centers
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
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