Omar Krad, MD
Dr. Krad’s love for the latest technology, attention to detail, and fascination with the eye has lead him to pursue a career in ophthalmology. Dr. Krad graduated from Loyola University of Chicago magna cum laude, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and minor in Chemistry. He pursued his Doctor of Medicine degree at Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine where he consistently received Honors in his surgical rotations. He completed his internship at Northwestern University’s Evanston Hospital in Chicago’s Northside. During his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Krad received extensive training in medical, laser, and surgical treatments for a variety of eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, cataracts, and cosmetic eyelid surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital. Dr. Krad is Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and has a special interest in laser cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery, cosmetic and functional oculoplastic surgery, and treating retinal diseases. His friendly Midwestern personality and international awareness has led him to volunteer in multiple medical and surgical missions abroad, including the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and the West Bank. Dr. Krad’s active lifestyle, love for nature, and passion for being outdoors is what brought him to California. He enjoys basketball, running, cycling, surfing, and swimming. He is also a licensed pilot.
Dr. Krad speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic.