Leila Shirazi, OD

Pediatric optometrist

Dr. Leila Shirazi is an optometrist with UCSF's Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic at Mission Bay and the Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Optometry Clinic at Parnassus Heights. She provides comprehensive dilated eye exams for both adults and children, and evaluates and treats eye infections as well as certain types of glaucoma. She has a special interest in strabismus and amblyopia, and enjoys working with pediatric patients as well as those with special needs. She also conducts contact lens exams, including fitting specialty aphakic lenses for infants who have undergone cataract surgery.

Shirazi received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry, followed by a residency training in pediatric optometry and binocular vision at the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University. She is licensed by the state of California to treat glaucoma. In addition to treating patients, she is an investigator with the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, a collaborative network of ophthalmologists and optometrists funded by the National Eye Institute. The group runs multicenter clinical research trials in strabismus, amblyopia and other eye diseases affecting children.

Shirazi is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. Before joining UCSF, she worked at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus.

More about Leila Shirazi


UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry 2014


Southern California College of Optometry, Pediatric Optometry and Binocular Vision 2015