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Bobeck S. Modjtahedi, MD

Clinician Investigator


Baldwin Park Medical Center




Dr. Bobeck S. Modjtahedi is a vitreoretinal surgeon at the Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center, where he also directs the Electrophysiology and Retinal Degeneration Service for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. He helps lead telemedicine services as assistant director of the Eye Monitoring Center.

He has an interest in translational and multidisciplinary research that extends to utilizing process engineering to improve clinical outcomes. He has extensive experience building and utilizing large databases to investigate trends in ophthalmic infections, pharmacology/toxicology, and surgical outcomes. Dr. Modjtahedi has participated in several multicenter studies and is the principal investigator for a number of ongoing investigations.

Dr. Modjtahedi is an editor for several journals and has helped to develop research programs at multiple institutions. He was selected to participate in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California Clinician Investigator Program where he is developing models to predict the future risk of


vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accidents, congestive heart failure, and renal disease.

Areas of Focus

  • Prediction analysis
  • Population-based studies and care delivery
  • Clinical outcomes analysis
  • Telemedicine and e-health
  • Artificial intelligence/machine learning


Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery
Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, Massachusetts
Residency, Ophthalmology
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
University of California, Davis
Davis, California

Honors and Awards

Ranked #6 "Rising Star in Ophthalmology" internationally by The Ophthalmologist magazine
Fellow of the Year, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Heed Fellow, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation
Outstanding Young Alumni Award, University of California, Davis, College of Biological Sciences
Clinician Investigator Award, Southern California Permanente Medical Group (2018–2020)