Savak “Sev” Teymoorian, MD, MBA grew up in Southern California. He attended Glendale High School and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in the Biological Sciences and a Focus in the Neurosciences. He remained at UC Irvine following his acceptance into the competitive MD/MBA program, a unique collaboration between the School of Medicine and the Paul Merage School of Business.
Dr. Teymoorian and his wife Sarah, who is also a physician, moved to Kansas City after fulfilling his internship commitment in Internal Medicine at UC Irvine. He completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. In his last year, the department faculty honored him with the selection to serve as Chief Resident. His training continued with an advanced fellowship in glaucoma at Stanford University.
Dr. Teymoorian and his family then moved back to Orange County, California. He is currently a partner at Harvard Eye Associates, a large, multi-specialty private practice with multiple locations throughout the region. He focuses primarily on glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Teymoorian is actively involved in ophthalmology clinical research for both medical and surgical glaucoma therapy. He also participates in mission trips abroad to provide ocular treatment to those without access to it.
As a key opinion leader, Dr. Teymoorian has been invited to present at numerous conferences over a wide range of topics given his unique skill set and experience. By living and working in Orange County, he actively collaborates with industry leaders to advance the field of eye care. He frequently contributes to articles in literature and print magazines. He actively maintains a blog for Ocular Surgery News that discusses a broad range of topics about the entire glaucoma landscape. With the growing demand of teaching medical professionals about business, Dr. Teymoorian complements the topics discussed in this book with additional resources available on his website listed below.
Dr. Teymoorian enjoys spending his spare time with Sarah and their daughter, Samantha. They like visiting nearby beaches and traveling to new destinations. The family can be found both taking part in and watching sporting activities. They also actively attend Saddleback Church.