Loma Linda University

Prospective Students | Class Registration
Call Us At: 1-909-558-1000

News and Events > Today News > Today Story

TODAY news for Thursday, April 6, 2006

Loma Linda University Health Care news

LLUHC opens new pediatric eye clinic

Leila Khazaeni, MD, treats one of the first patients, 1-year-old Angela Renata Munoz, at the LLUHC pediatric ophthalmology clinic.
Leila Khazaeni, MD, treats one of the first patients, 1-year-old Angela Renata Munoz, at the Loma Linda University Health Care pediatric ophthalmology clinic on Monday, February 27.
On Friday, February 24, Loma Linda University Health Care celebrated the opening of a new pediatric ophthalmology office at 2195 Club Center Drive, Suite L, in San Bernardino. The office’s focus is on pediatric ophthalmology but also serves general ophthalmology patients. 

Equipped will all new, state-of-the-art ophthalmology equipment, the office is located with easy freeway access, plenty of parking, and first-floor access. 

The doctors include Jennifer Dunbar, MD, fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology

at Washington University, St. Louis, in practice for the past 10 years, specializing in strabismus; Leila Khazaeni, MD, fellowship trained at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, specializing in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus; Wayne Isaeff, MD, board certified in ophthalmology, practicing for more than 30 years; and Megan Balli, MD, board certified in ophthalmology.

“Jennifer [Dunbar] has a big dream for pediatrics ophthalmology,” said Howard Gimbel, MD, chair of ophthalmology, at the opening ceremony on February 24. “And it’s our pleasure to give her the wings to follow that dream.”

“This is a celebration of a new, bright place to treat children and to celebrate sight,” commented Dr. Dunbar.

The office began seeing patients on Monday, February 27. If you would like to make an appointment please call the department of ophthalmology at (909) 558-2154.

By Preston Clarke Smith

TODAY news for Thursday, April 6, 2006