Alexander A. Izad, MD, FACS

Alexander A. Izad, M.D., F.A.C.S.obtained his medical degree from the world-renowned Karolinska Institute Medical University in Sweden, where the Nobel Prize laureates of Medicine and Physiology are appointed yearly. He continued his medical education in the United States as a visiting scholar at Brown, Harvard, Emory and Thomas Jefferson University Schools of Medicine.

Subsequently, he completed his internship at Yale University School of Medicine and did a residency in ophthalmology at State University of New York in Syracuse where he also served as the Chief Resident. He then pursued his fellowship training in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Upon completion of his training, he became the director of Retina Service at Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson, Arizona.  Simultaneously, as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Arizona College of Medicine, he was closely involved in training  future generations of eye surgeons for four years.

  • Later, he joined  North Texas Retina Consultants group to launch their new office in Fort Worth. Dr. Izad  joined Dr. Monshizadeh in 2015 to provide his expertise to our local community.

  • His areas of interest include: age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, repair of complex retinal  detachment,  posterior uveitis and ocular trauma.

  • Dr. Izad has published many  peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and lectured extensively on various subjects in retinal diseases and surgery.

  • Dr. Izad is available for consultation in all areas of ophthalmology and in particular in the medical and surgical disorders of the posterior segment of the eye.