Alejandra de Alba, MD, MPH

Pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus specialist

Dr. Alejandra de Alba is the Deborah Hoyt and Creig S. Hoyt, M.D., Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology at UCSF, as well as director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at San Francisco General Hospital. Her clinical expertise and research interests include adult and pediatric strabismus, amblyopia, botulinum toxin, infantile esotropia, eye movement disorders, retinopathy of prematurity and pre-school vision screening.

De Alba earned a medical degree at Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in 2002 and completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF in 2008. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2009. An associate professor of ophthalmology at UCSF, De Alba is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; American Academy of Ophthalmology; Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group; Pan American Association of Ophthalmology; and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.


Adult Strabismus and Eye Motility Disorders Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2800
Fax: (415) 353-2468

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Title

Associate Professor

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Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 2002


UCSF Medical Center, Ophthalmology 2008


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Ophthalmology 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lee JH, Sanchez LR, Porco T, Han Y, de Alba Campomanes AG. Correlation of Corneal and Scleral Pneumatonometry in Pediatric Patients. Ophthalmology. 2018 Mar 12.
  2. Flores-Pimentel M, de Alba Campomanes AG. Ocular injury during fetal endoscopy surgery. J AAPOS. 2018 Jan 31.
  3. Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Bever GJ, Vagefi MR, de Alba Campomanes AG, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Kersten RC. Normalization of Congenital Venous Stasis Retinopathy Following Sclerotherapy of a Macrocystic Lymphatic Malformation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan/Feb; 34(1):e19-e21.

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